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    • Clothing brands of Japan

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    • Clothing companies of Japan

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    • Japanese fashion designers

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    • Fashion events in Japan

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    • Gyaru

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    • Japanese fashion magazines

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    • Visual kei

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    • Japanese fashion as social resistance

    • Following the old Japanese adage of “the nail that sticks up gets hammered down” (でるくぎはうたれる derukugihautareru), the Lolita (ロリータ roriita) and Ganguro (ガングロ) fashions have been met with much disdain as marginal subgroups of Ja ... Read »


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    • Japanese street fashion

    • There are many styles of street fashion in Japan, created from a mix of both local and foreign labels. Some of these styles are extreme and avant-garde, similar to the haute couture seen on European catwalks. The rise and fall of many of these trends has been chronicled by Shoichi Aoki since 1997 in the fashion magazin ... Read »


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    • Aburatorigami

    • Aburatorigami (あぶらとり紙?) is a traditional Japanese facial oil blotting paper. The direct translation of the term is "oil removal paper". As the term implies, aburatorigami absorbs excess oil, thereby eliminating shine from the face. Aburatorigami has traditionally been used by kabuki actors ... Read »


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    • Big hair

    • Big hair is a term that can refer to hairstyles that emphasize large volume or largely styled hair, especially when those styles make the hair occupy a large amount of space above and around the head. The label "big hair" for such styles originated in the late 1970s, when these styles were beginning a period of popular ... Read »


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    • Blythe (doll)

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      Blythe /ˈblaɪθ/ is a fashion doll, about 28 cm (11 inch) tall, with an oversized head and large eyes that change color with the pull of a string. The Blythe Dolls were based on the paintings 'Big Eyes' by the artist Margaret Keane. It was created in 1972 and was initially only sold for one year in the Un ... Read »


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    • Chapatsu

    • Chapatsu (茶髪/ちゃぱつ?), literally "brown hair" in the Japanese language, is a style of bleaching (and occasionally dyeing) hair, found among Japanese teens. The style was once banned at Japanese schools and became a widespread topic of the civic right to self-expression, but discussion of the ... Read »


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    • Circle contact lens

    • A circle contact lens, also known as a big eye contact lens and circle lens, is a (non-corrective and decorative) contact lens that makes the eye's iris appear larger. It has become a trend throughout East, South and Southeast Asia and is largely produced in Japan, South Korea and China. Some circle lenses are made in ... Read »


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    • Devilock

    • The devilock is a hairstyle created by Misfits bassist Jerry Only in the late 1970s. In an early 1980s interview, Only claimed that the devilock was based on a "tidal wave" hairstyle seen among the 1970s skateboarding communities. In the same interview, former Misfits vocalist Glenn Danzig explains that his version of ... Read »


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    • Ero kawaii

    • Ero kawaii (エロ可愛い?, literally "erotic cute"), or erokawa, is a Japanese subculture that draws on Western notions of sexiness, in contrast to the popular cuteness (kawaii) trend. The term, coined in 2005, is a fusion of ero (shortened from the English word "erotic", which has negative connotatio ... Read »


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    • Eyelid glue

    • Eyelid glue, commonly called eye putti (アイプチ, ai puchi?), is a type of eye make-up used in East Asia designed to change the monolid (eyelid without a crease). Eyelid glue is a water-soluble adhesive that can be easily removed. Eyelid glue became available in Japan in the late 1970s. Double eye ... Read »


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    • Ganguro

    • Ganguro (ガングロ?) is an alternative fashion trend among young Japanese women that started in the mid-1990s, distinguished by a dark tan and contrasting make-up liberally applied by fashionistas. The Shibuya and Ikebukuro districts of Tokyo were the centres of ganguro fashion; it was started by rebell ... Read »


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    • Girls Award

    • GirlsAward (ガールズアワード?), sometimes abbreviated as GA, is a semi-annual fashion and music event held at Yoyogi National Gymnasium 1st Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. It is one of the biggest fashion events in Japan, with approximately 30,000 people attending each time. It is organized b ... Read »


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    • Gyaru

    • Gyaru (ギャル?) is a Japanese transliteration of the English word 'girl'. The name originated from a 1970s brand of jeans called "gurls", with the advertising slogan: "I can't live without men", and was applied to fashion- and peer-conscious girls in their teens and early twenties. Its usage peaked in the 2 ... Read »


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    • Gyaruo

    • Gyaruo (which can be written as ギャル男, ギャルオ, ギャル汚 in Japanese) are a sub-group of modern Japanese youth culture. They are the male equivalent of the gyaru. The o suffix that is added to the word, is one reading of the Kanji for male (男). And recently, th ... Read »


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    • Hikimayu

    • Hikimayu (引眉?) was the practice of removing the natural eyebrows and painting smudge-like eyebrows on the forehead in pre-modern Japan. Hiki means "pull" and mayu means "eyebrows". Aristocratic women used to pluck or shave their eyebrows and paint new ones using a powdered ink called haizumi, which was made ... Read »


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    • J-Pop Summit

    • J-POP SUMMIT, hosted by SUPERFROG Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is a Japanese cultural festival held every summer since 2009 in San Francisco, California, United States. By introducing the latest in Japanese music, fashion, film, art, games, tech-innovations, anime, food, as well as niche subcultures, t ... Read »


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    • Jenny (doll)

    • Jenny (ジェニー, JenÄ«?) is a 10½ inch fashion doll produced by Japanese toy company now known as Takara Tomy since 1982. The doll was known as Takara Barbie, and in 1986 the doll was renamed "Jenny" after Takara ended their licensing agreement with Mattel.Takara Barbie differs from a western Barbi ... Read »


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    • Kariyushi shirt

    • The Kariyushi shirt (かりゆしウェア, kariyushi wea?) is a style of dress shirt originating in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Similar to an aloha shirt, they are mainly worn in summer. The shirts are printed, mostly short-sleeved, and collared. Kariyushi shirts may be worn as casual, informal wea ... Read »


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    • Kawaii

    • Kawaii (かわいい?, [kaw͍aiꜜi], "lovable", "cute", or "adorable") is the quality of cuteness in the context of Japanese culture. It has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainment, clothing, food, toys, personal appearance, behavior, and mannerisms. The word kawaii origi ... Read »


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    • Kobe Collection

    • The Kobe Collection (神戸コレクション) is a fashion event that has been held in Kobe, Japan and other cities during spring and autumn every year since 2002; over 30 brands have participated. It is characteristically a public relations event for consumers, and a chance for young designer ... Read »


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    • Kumadori

    • Kumadori (隈取?) is stage makeup worn by kabuki actors, particularly when performing in the bold and bombastic aragoto style. Kumadori makeup generally consists of brightly colored stripes or patterns over a white foundation, the colors and patterns symbolizing aspects of the actor's character. Though kumadori ... Read »


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    • Laforet

    • Laforet Harajuku (ラフォーレ原宿?, Rafōre Harajuku) Department Store and Museum is a department store and museum located in the Harajuku commercial and entertainment district of the Shibuya neighborhood, in Tokyo, Japan, on one of Harajuku's best known intersections. Laforet is known for ... Read »


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    • Licca-chan

    • Licca-chan (リカちゃん, Rika-chan?), full name Licca Kayama (香山リカ, Kayama Rika?), is a dress-up doll series introduced in Japan on 1967-07-04 by Takara, enjoying the same kind of popularity in Japan as the Barbie series does in the United States. The Licca-chan dolls tend toward ... Read »


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    • Light skin in Japanese culture

    • Bihaku (美白?) is a Japanese marketing term meaning "beautifully white" which was coined in the 1990s with the emergence of skin whitening products and cosmetics. The products are mostly aimed as a facial treatment rather than the whole body. Although skin tone differs based on a person's racial background, th ... Read »


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    • Lolita fashion

    • Lolita (ロリータ・ファッション, rorÄ«ta fasshon?) is a fashion subculture originating in Japan that is based on Victorian and Edwardian clothing. The origin of the term's meaning is complex, and remains unclear. The movement probably started in the late 1970s when famous l ... Read »


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    • Loose socks

    • Loose socks (ルーズソックス, rÅ«zu sokkusu?) are a style of baggy sock worn by Japanese high school girls, as part of kogal culture. This style of socks has also become popular among American teens and college students who are fans of Japanese anime and manga. These socks come in a variety ... Read »


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    • Momoko Doll

    • Momoko Doll (モモコドール) is a 1/6 scale (27 cm, 10.6 inch) Japanese fashion doll, roughly similar in size to Robert Tonner's Tiny Kitty Collier. Momoko was created in 2001 as a side project by a Japanese software company called PetWORKs. (The creator was Namie Manabe (真鍋 奈è ... Read »


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    • Nagoya kei

    • Nagoya kei (名古屋系?) is an early subgenre of visual kei, developed in the early-1990s music scene of Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya kei was a term that developed before the term visual kei, and gradually died out as the latter gained more popularity. This can be attributed to the fact that Nagoya kei, seems li ... Read »


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    • Narifuri

    • narifuri is a Japanese fashion brand based in Tokyo. The main concept is “fashion + bicycle”. A general fashion brand which carries from casual wears to formal suits and cycling jerseys. And, accessories like bags, wallets and belts. The name “narifuri” was taken from Japanese term â€œå½¢æŒ ... Read »


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    • Ohaguro

    • Ohaguro (お歯黒?) is a custom of dyeing one's teeth black. It was most popular in Japan until the Meiji era. Tooth painting is also known and practiced in the southeastern parts of China, Pacific Islands and Southeast Asia. Dyeing is mainly done by married women, though occasionally men do it as well. It wa ... Read »


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    • Fumitaro Ohama

    • Fumitaro Ohama, born in 1971, is a Japanese internet entrepreneur, founded Japan's first mega mobile site,"girlswaler.com". Ohama also established "fashionwalker.com" with Japan's major portal site, Yahoo! Japan(SoftBank group), became the president and CEO of the owning 17 group companies, Xavel Inc.(Branding Inc.) T ... Read »


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    • OPA co. ltd.

    • OPA Co., Ltd. (株式会社OPA, Kabushiki-gaisha OPA?) is a Japanese clothing retail chain and a wholly owned subsidiary of Daiei. It operates clothing and fashion malls across Japan and recently opened a store in Shanghai. Daiei's subsidiary Agora Daiei Co., Ltd. opened the 'Oriental Park Avenue' stor ... Read »


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    • Oshiroi

    • Oshiroi (白粉?) is the powder used for skin whitening, mostly by geishas and maikos. "白粉" literally means "white powder", while the pronunciation oshiroi means "white" (shiroi) with the honorific prefix o-. ... Read »


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    • Randoseru

    • A randoseru (ランドセル) is a firm-sided backpack made of stitched firm leather or leather-like synthetic material, most commonly used in Japan by elementary schoolchildren. Traditionally it is given to a child upon beginning his or her first year of school, whereupon the child uses the same bag unt ... Read »


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    • Japanese school uniform

    • The Japanese school uniform is modeled in appearance similar to that of the European-style naval uniforms and was first used in Japan in the late 19th century. Today, school uniforms are common in many of the Japanese public and private school systems. The Japanese word for this type of uniform is seifuku (制服 ... Read »


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    • Take Ivy

    • Take Ivy is a 1965 fashion photography book which documents the attire of Ivy League students from the 1960s. The New York Times described it as “a treasure of fashion insiders”. Take Ivy has been the Ivy League bible for Japanese baby boomers, among whom the Ivy League look is very popular, though original c ... Read »


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    • Tokyo Girls Collection

    • The Tokyo Girls Collection (東京ガールズコレクション, Tōkyō Gāruzu Korekushon?), sometimes abbreviated as TGC, is a semiannual fashion festival launched in 2005. It is mainly held near Tokyo area and some local cities such as Kitakyushu,Nagoya and Okinawa. The fa ... Read »


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    • Visual kei

    • Visual kei (Japanese: ヴィジュアル系, Hepburn: Vijuaru Kei?, lit. "Visual Style" or "Visual System") is a movement among Japanese musicians, that is characterized by the use of varying levels of make-up, elaborate hair styles and flamboyant costumes, often, but not always, coupled with andro ... Read »


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