Unfortunatly, Tao Okamoto and her family were involved in the tragedy, but she quickly reached out to her agency - Ford Models - to let them know that she was safe and out of harm's way. Now that she's had a moment to process the experience, Tao sent a handwritten letter to her agency to...

If Tao Okamoto's 'do can change runways, then fashion and beauty companies' interest in the East might just change our economy for the long term. blog comments powered by Disqus

As a native of Japan, it's clear that Tao will do anything to help. Her first project is a charity bazaar which she is calling Ragtag, that plays off the fashion industry and the sheer number of clothes, shoes, and accessories the industry owns. She's asking models and insiders to donate...

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And today, we're doing the Chi Chi – the Boutique 9 Chichi, that is. I saw this spicy little number over at Bloomingdales and, although it's a bit hard to tell from the picture (you have to envision it wrapped around the foot), it appears it would be totally red hot when worn. And,...

So here is Tao Okamoto, paying tribute to Danish beauty Freja Beha Erichsen, with the help of photographer Lachlan Bailey, in this editorial spread titled Handsome Girl. These street-style photographs are a bit rock and roll; they are styled by fashion editor Clare Richardson. Tao is wearing...

Before she started strutting down the catwalks, Tao studied singing in college, making her "model turned" moment ideal for the theatrical world! Success message. Error message. Login with Facebook or Twitter Or if you have a Modelinia password, log in with your email and...

To the dismay of fashion insiders, Tao by Comme Des Garcons, has shut doors, announcing that the Spring 11 collection shown last October in Paris will be its last. Tao Kurihara, the young Japanese founder and designer, behind the Tao label which trades within Rei Kawabuko's Comme des Garcons...

< People > Tao Comme des Garçons, the CDG affiliate designed by Tao Kurihara, announced today that its Spring 2011 collection was its last. Check out its swan song here . < WWD > —Brittany Adams Photo: John Aquino See all the collections here.

Tao's S/S 11 collection , which will be the last, is just hitting stores now and Dover Street Market will be my first port of call in case I get a twinge to buy a memento from the last collection. Pah! It would have to be a very very deep-pocketed twinge indeed. I suppose I'll have to make

 

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