K-Pop has been big in Japan for several years, but it's absolutely exploded in 2011. You can't walk far in central Tokyo without being bombarded by advertising for Korean pop acts. K-Pop concerts in Japan regularly sell out far in advance, the Oricon sales charts are filled with K-Pop albums...

Her skin was amazing and I don't think I saw a person over size 8 or 10 there. Ever. Even the skyline is flirty and cute. It's too much... I'd have to say the American version of the skinny mini right now is pleated leather, like this one by Alice + Olivia and a kickier version by Thakoon...

"Big in Japan" may be a cliché to the rest of the world, but what about those bands that actually are really freaking huge that Americans have largely never heard of? L'Arc-en-Ciel is a Japanese stadium-rock group that holds just that description. A mixture of epic '80s glam metal and Japanese...

Now back to the beautiful exhibition, it is held to mark the 50th anniversary for the establishment of Japan-Kuwait diplomatic relations. And it's showcasing the pottery work of 35 Japanese artists active in seven major sites in Japan. Some carry on long traditions of pottery production...

Chanel is big in Japan – and they know it. On March 21-23 Chanel will host three events: a presentation of the winter couture show, the opening a pop-up shop, and opening an exhibition devoted to Chanel's iconic tweed jackets to showing images from Karl Lagefeld's book "The Little Black...

It's cute to see how the girls would set themselves apart within their groups, style wise, usually with ornate backpacks (I spotted a lot of Jansport patterns) and stuffed animals. If I had to be stuck with a uniform, I'd hope for the blue one above. You can see some of my shopping faves...

I spotted her in front of Shel'tter, which had to be one of my favorite stores in the area, except for Pass the Baton, for upcycled pieces that rocked my orbit. If you're into the tights, here are some cute options on etsy. Perhaps you desire pop art knees or damn, these are super sultry...

It was raining outside and they even gave my bag a little raincoat! I was bummed when I had to break it all apart for my suitcase. I already miss Tokyo so much. I spotted these fashionable friends in double denim and leopard accents as I was walking to my favorite noodle restaurant just...

But expectations are that jewellery's switch from a predominantly craft market to a new frontier for big brands is under way." Big in Japan: Paul Smith's focus shifts to the East (Telegraph) "The designer has, however, recently fixed his gaze eastwards, staging a fashion show in Japan for...

How cute is he, stopping to pick up the ball he dropped? Life should be so simple. Right after this, he stood in front of a convenience store, dancing wildly to their piped in music that was spilling out of the building. His mother was nice enough to ask him to pose for me, but when he broke...

 

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