Creatives of all fields gathered at ON-1 Collective’s Vol. 6
Silky kimono, neon latex, pastel velvet—everywhere I turn my senses
Welcome to Volume 2: Issue 1 of The COMM!We’ve been
Our fashion show at the ON-1 Collective Vol. 6 event
Witness the full fashion show The COMM put together for
Each year Bunka (which includes Bunka Fashion College, Bunka Gakuen
The highly-regarded fashion show at the Bunka Fashion College arts
Ah, the age old question. Should I go to seek
In the past few years, the rise of streetwear has
Who said the runway had to be boring? Recently we’ve
You may have noticed in the Editor’s Message that this
Everyone in fashion will have dreamed at some point of
Bold and confident are words that come to mind when
It’s so funny how I spend a lot of time
Nothing completes a look better than a great hat—and when
Keep it casual with THE CASUAL, a “social entertainment hybrid”
Check out Banny, a shop known for its hand-picked vintage
The Casual is the go-to YouTube channel for Japanese street
Streetwear has become increasingly popular in fashion these days, evolving
Welcome to Volume 2: Issue 2!
We thought we should branch
The late great Tupac Shakur in a bandana. TLC in
Engineer by day and DJ/creative by night, we sat down
“What’s different about Japanese fashion is the people behind it.
Thrifting in Tokyo can be such a hit or miss.
The streetwear style introduced in this issue is a far
In the summer of 2018, a 17-year-old student named Hanegi
Every style comes with its own fashion bible in the
Tokyo, one of the world’s fashion hubs, is known for
She goes by Blue… Blue Baby, that is. Say hello
Please Don’t Throw Your Love Away (PDTYLA) is a fashion
Masculine, feminine, casual, formal—the lines are blurred when it comes
Subtitles: 🇬🇧🇯🇵🇮🇹🇫🇷🇩🇪🇪🇸Model: @idrisveitch
Assistance and filming: @anna.boat.prem @kayknofi
In Western pop culture, Japan is often depicted as the
Welcome to Volume 2: Issue 3!
This issue we’re taking a
The well-known subculture of Gyaru (Gal) seems to be making
The neon lights of 80s Tokyo! The pinnacle of a
The early 1800s invention of the loom, the 1846 invention
In this digital era we have an abundance of new
Everywhere you turn in Tokyo, there’s high-tech. Whether you’re shopping,
It couldn’t be a Tech issue without an internet queen
Technology has long been the unwavering companion of fashion. Whether
This month, a lot of magazines featured articles discussing the
What do you get when you cross a subculture fashion
Taking inspiration from Numéro Tokyo’s Purikura-themed shoot, we decided to
There is no other city in the world that has
When I was younger, I took a lot of photos.
Robots are taking over Tokyo and we’re totally here for
We love to experiment with fashion, and this issue we
Clothing options have diversified so much in recent years, thanks
She takes style tips from the past, wears them in
Think pink! Think pink!
When you shop for summer clothes.
An exclusive event? A brand new café? A fresh photospot?
If you’re looking for the quintessential Harajuku look, search no
Hailing from the Kawaii Kingdom of Rainbows and Unicorns, model
Ebony is a perfect example of the unique and creative
Looking to incorporate more pink into your look, but not
Looking to step back in time to Tokyo circa
Welcome to Issue 4 of Volume 2: Pink!
Think of Japanese
Kari doesn’t adhere to the conventional fashion dos and don’ts.
Spank!—Welcome to the shop where time stood still. “When did
For some pink is not just a colour—it’s a feeling
What do you think of when you hear the word
1. Manon Marguerite
Manon is a Sydney-based designer who upcycles pre-loved
It costs a lot of money to look this cheap.
Wearing Maia is a futuristic fashion brand based in Tokyo.
Pink is one of the few colours that is heavily
Pink may not be the colour that first comes to
She’s kawaii. She’s pink. And no, she’s not Gwen Stefani’s
When one thinks of Gyaru style, they imagine young Japanese
A degree of separation between our personal life and work
Welcome to Issue 5 of Volume 2: Slice of Life!
Shūkatsu—a Japanese term that refers to the rigorous job hunting
Are you studying or working freelance in Tokyo? Are you
This issue, The COMM sat down with Jimi Okelana, founder
We’ve all heard of classic fashion faux pas like wearing
She might not fit in with the other uniform-clad workers,
Everyone always says that your university years are the best
Finding cute workwear can be one of the most daunting
When it comes to the romanticised image of the anime
Kawaii fashion is probably the last thing that comes to
What comes to mind when you imagine working in the
We couldn’t do an issue about making the work-life balance
We’ve all seen the memes: keeping up with work, studies,
When you have a 9-to-5 job in Japan, your everyday
There probably isn’t anyone out there who hasn’t considered the
Seifuku, in Japanese street fashion, is a symbol of pop