Yohji Yamamoto – an exhibition at Bunka

I feel like this blog might bring up the work of Yohji Yamamoto a bit too much….but…that isn’t possible… Until April 25th, 2014, the resource center is having an exhibition of some of… Continue reading

Nakako Hayashi’s delicate war against big fashion – an article

Print is power: Here and There, a DIY magazine by Nakako Hayashi, was set up with the aim of rewriting the rules of fashion media. | CAMERON ALLAN MCKEAN Lifestyle Nakako Hayashi’s delicate… Continue reading


Fashion is merely a form of ugliness so unbearable that we are compelled to alter it every six months. Oscar Wilde

Circle Skirt Calculator – online app

Did you pay attention in Algebra class? If not, then you’ll be very disappointed to know that fashion designers are constantly employing basic Algebra in our work. Although we use mathematics all the… Continue reading

The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction – A classic reading

Everyone involved in the fashion industry should read this classic piece of writing from Walter Benjamin. I say ‘Everyone’, but I expressly mean that young designers, and people who have decided to dedicate… Continue reading


Tokyo Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is over, and it was wonderful. Be sure to check out the coverage at Vogue, Style.com, Tokyo Telephone, Japanese Streets, Tokyo Dandy, Tokyo Fashion Diaries and FashionTV Japan.  

The secret world of fast fashion is … Korea? – an article

The Secret World of Fast Fashion By Christina Moon • March 17, 2014 • 6:00 AM • See Original article here. A fashion designer’s window at a Korean-owned garment firm in Los Angeles.… Continue reading

Naked & Famous Denim – A video about denim

Sumida River Handmade/Antique Market March 30!

There are a lot of craft/handmade markets around the city, with more and more popping up as the days get longer and the sun shines harder. On March 30th, 2014 from 10am ~… Continue reading

Making things – a BBC doc on Dogon Masks

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