japan

beauty

from slime to placenta, these are eight weird and wonderful japanese beauty trends

Kiwi eye pads to Kawaii contact lenses, snail slime face masks to face lift corsets: Mancunian make-up maverick Lucy Bridge examines Japanese beauty trends.
Lucy Bridge
8.30.17
straight ups

meet the coolest kids from tokyo, straight up

Open your ears to the voices that get washed away in the hustle and bustle of present day Tokyo. You may find what you were looking for.
i-D Japan
8.10.17
Music

i-DJ: 食品まつり aka foodman

This Japanese footwork producer will help you forget your real life worries with his playful messed up mix.
Frankie Dunn
6.12.17
japan

yoon on the evolution of the ambush universe

We caught up with the woman behind one of Tokyo's favourite fashion institutions to talk about stylishly taking over the world.
Courtney DeWitt
4.28.17
Arts

toru kamei is the japanese artist working with dior homme

The painter, whose striking vanitas caught the eye of creative director Kris Van Assche, spoke to i-D Japan about what happens when he gets stuck in a creative rut, and what young artists need to know.
Daiho Tateishi
4.25.17
Fashion

dior homme takes tokyo with its first-ever mid-season show

Marking the launch of the Ginza Six store in Tokyo, last night Kris Van Assche staged Dior Homme’s first mid-season show in a huge event in the Japanese capital.
Anders Christian Madsen
4.20.17
Fashion

maria grazia chiuri extends her dior haute couture collection in tokyo

Eight new looks were added to Maria Grazia Chiuri’s first haute couture collection for Dior as the designer took her show to Tokyo for the opening of Ginza Six on Wednesday evening.
Anders Christian Madsen
4.20.17
straight ups

this is tokyo, straight up

No matter the trends that come and go, Tokyo's kids are always in style. Meet the latest generation shaping the city's eternally cool look.
Isabelle Hellyer
4.19.17
Fashion

inside coconogacco, the school revolutionising japanese fashion

While Japan has produced some of fashion’s most breathtaking designers, recently there have been few notable exports. To remedy this, a new school in Tokyo is tearing up the rulebook on traditional Japanese fashion education, with surprising results…
Ashley Clarke
4.11.17
Film

punks, bikers and legends — welcome to japan in 1995

In the 90s, three young Australian filmmakers set out to document the exceptional, extreme and unseen counter culture of Japan. Their efforts became the bonkers time capsule, ‘Hell Bento’.
VICE Staff
4.11.17
Fashion

10 things you need to know about i-D japan's new cover girl

​Meet Manami Kinoshita, the superstar gracing the cover of their third issue — out now!
i-D Staff
4.7.17
melbourne

new gender neutral label gaijin is inspired by loneliness

Perth born designer Sean McKenna on fighting isolation through design.
Alexandra Manatakis
3.29.17