Kazumi Asamura Hayashi

Photography

Harley Weir photographs Japan's host clubs

In this series from the archives of i-D Japan the British photographer captures Japanese nightclubs where women pay men for company.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
5 days ago
Fashion

Michiko Kitamura: "I was almost always the only woman on the job"

The pioneering Japanese stylist reflects on her career and offers some advice for the next generation.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
5.11.20
Music

Takanori Iwata: "I wanna be a beacon for someone"

We’re diving into the archives of i-D Japan and throwing back to our 2019 cover story with the multi talented actor, dancer and J-Pop superstar.
Michiyo Nishimori
3.12.20
Fashion

kei ninomiya's noir is reinventing gothic romance

Launching his label in 2012 at just 28, Kei became the youngest designer to have ever been entrusted with a brand by Comme des Garçons. Here, he discusses his vision and creative process.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
11.4.19
Fashion

an interview with the late, great azzedine alaïa 

Shortly before his death, we travelled to Azzedine Alaia’s Paris studio for lunch to talk about the importance of home.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
11.27.17
Fashion

an interview with the late, great azzedine alaïa 

Shortly before his death, we travelled to Azzedine Alaia’s Paris studio for lunch to talk about the importance of home.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
11.27.17
Fashion

“i might not always look it, but i’m actually extremely strong-willed” – nana komatsu

From the catwalk to the big screen, Nana Komatsu is Japan’s latest international star.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
10.6.17
Fashion

future heritage with kim jones

i-D Japan met Kim in Tokyo to find out where he draws his inspiration.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
11.16.16
Fashion

kiko mizuhara's cover story for i-D japan

As i-D Japan issue two is released, we throw back to Kiko Mizuhara's cover story and interview from the first issue, shot by legendary photographer Nobuyoshi Araki.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
10.12.16
News

get the first look at i-D japan, issue two!

Introducing The Heart-to-Heart Issue.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
10.11.16
News

digitally printed fake fur is fashion's new frontier

New technology could allow us to wear faux fur that's safer for the environment.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
7.22.16