Welcome to Issue 1 of Volume 3: Materials!
Another year, another
In our increasingly eco-conscious world, sustainability is becoming the hottest
New year, new volume! But that’s not the only thing
Sometimes it’s not enough to engage with our subject—we also
Sometimes when you’ve been in the city for too long,
Painted in white, we all know that face—it’s Japanese street
Mori Girl is a style that emerged in 2006 when
Red-nosed and pink-cheeked, breathing heavily but steadily. Through the long
Remember Kristina, also known as cybr.grl? We featured her in
In pop culture, ”hypebeast” is a derogatory term used to
Nowadays, we get so bogged down by the idea that
Sanrio’s Little Twin Stars are a set of adorable cherub
When you reach a certain age, sensible items dominate your
Everyday is magical for the self-proclaimed Magenta Witch—also known as
When it comes to rules in beauty, you may have
Sakuran is a fashion design student with a talent for
Over recent years, climate change has been at the forefront
In Europe, big brands are pledging to become more sustainable.
Sustainability can sometimes feel hopeless in a city like Tokyo.
I owe many of my creative outcomes to technology
Shimokitazawa. 12pm. The air is chill and the place moreso.
Fashion and art share significant similarities—both disciplines grant us the
For better or worse, plastic has transformed fashion. Due to
Welcome to Issue 2 of Volume 3: Revival!
Sometimes you have
If you’ve ever been on the internet, “kawaii” (meaning “cute”
From post-war hardships to the prosperous bubble economy—the Shōwa era
From running her own business selling earrings and illustration art
Despite the hardships of the postwar era, Japan embraced prosperity
Sheila Cliffe, better known as Kimono Sheila, is a world-renowned
The COMM pays homage to one of the most prolific
Born in the Shōwa era, Japanese illustrator Ichirō Tsuruta has
If we look at Japan back in the 1940s, kimono
Japan’s fashion subcultures are famous worldwide thanks to the street
Our foray into Heisei era fashion would not be complete
Black Diamond is a Tokyo-based gyaru collective fighting to keep
Fashion in Japan has had a rich history. From the
1990s. Youth fashion. It was a time of kitsch checked
Who needs to go out when you can hold your
Fairy Kei is a Japanese street fashion style known for
When we think of vintage fashion, we probably go back
In the last few seasons, tartan has had a revival
Finally, Gen-Z's gotten the classic high school drama they deserve!
Fashion allows you to express your individuality, foster creativity, and
Why do we like ugly clothes? Is it because they're
Pio is a model, stylist, and creative director based in
Yu-Gi-Oh!-spiked hair, punk studs with a hint of romance, leg