Harajuku

Beauty

baby placenta serum and 7 other japanese beauty trends

From 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
8.29.17
News

tokyo street style lives on in opening ceremony's kawaii collab with fruits

The store will also be selling super vintage issues of the defunct mag.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.21.17
Fashion

the editor of fruits magazine on the rise and fall of harajuku

Shoichi Aoki, the editor of the pioneering Japanese street style magazine, on the future of Tokyo style.
i-D Japan
4.10.17
Fashion

what the closure of fruits magazine means for japanese street style

As the legendary magazine publishes its last issue, citing a lack of stylish individuals to photograph, where does this leave the state of street fashion in Japan?
Ashley Clarke
2.6.17
Fashion

​the tokyo shop workers shaping the future of japanese fashion

Introducing Harajuku’s stylish community of shop staff, and exploring their influence on style in Japan.
Ashley Clarke
8.30.16
Music

the many talents of mademoiselle yulia

As the princess of the Tokyo electro scene, Jeremy Scott muse, and all round style icon launches her own label, we caught up with Mademoiselle Yulia for a quick Q&A on Pokémon, Harajuku and collaborating with Haribo.
Darren Luk
8.16.16
Fashion

​lessons in originality from tokyo’s club kids

In the past, Japan’s paradoxical penchant for ultra-conformity spawned some of the most original style tribes in the world. Now, the next generation is taking things further. Why, in a country that prizes fitting in, does unique style thrive?
Ashley Clarke
4.5.16
Fashion

​genderless kei: harajuku's online fashion revival

Genderless Kei is the Japanese fashion trend sweeping social media in 2016, signifying a move towards style that sits outside the gender binary, and challenging traditional ideas about what it means to dress like a boy.
Ashley Clarke
2.23.16
Gaming

backstage at london anime con

Participants in the Harajuku Fashion Show dress to impress other anime fans and international Cosplay star Ani-Mia at the London gathering.
i-D Staff
7.8.15
Fashion

​nicola formichetti talks harajuku icons, tumblr tales and nicopanda

As he takes Nicopanda to the next level with it’s first ready-to-wear collection, we talk to Diesel’s artistic director about his own personal project.
Felicity Kinsella
1.22.15
straight ups

rie

Meet the cool kids of Harajuku district, Tokyo's centre of youth culture, straight up.
i-D Team
12.8.14
tokyo

yuu & masaki

Meet the cool kids of Harajuku district, Tokyo's centre of youth culture, straight up.
i-D Team
12.8.14
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