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Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Fashion

When one looks at fashion in Japan, it’s impossible not to acknowledge that the Japanese have incredibly good taste in style. Fashion plays a massive role in a Japanese individual’s daily lifestyle. Each piece of clothing is a statement -- whether it is loud and flamboyant, or subtle and classy. Fashion is a simple way each person can express themselves freely and have a voice of their own. Clothing is a way to manifest your true self. It’s also a fabulous way to show the people you meet that you are aware of the latest trends.Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto are among the fashion capitals in Japan, and for all the good reasons. Here, you’ll find an amalgamation of exotic, futuristic,...

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TOKKOU x LDC Shanghai Fashion Weekend

We are pleased to announce that TOKKOU will join the LDC pop up store in Shanghai, China from 18 - 20 October. Please come and join us. celebration Shanghai Fashion Weekend. We have an event planned on Mon, October 21at the stylish NIO House, in Shanghai Tower. Please book your seat from here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ldc-x-responsible-and-stylish-fashion-and-transport-with-nio-tickets-74550609881--- (From LDC Press Release)Across Shanghai Fashion Weekend this October, we’ll be popping up for three days in Shanghai to bring our specialized concept store to China for the first time. The store will feature independent fashion, lifestyle and beauty brands, each with their own individual story to tell. DATES: 18 - 20 OctoberHOURS: 10 AM - 7 PM DAILYADDRESS: Shanghai Exhibition Centre  WHAT TO EXPECT: One of a kind products from 20+ of the most exciting independent fashion, accessories and lifestyle brands innovating their respective industries. Discover designers...

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TOKKOU x LDC x LFW - Presentations + Concept Store in Covent Garden (9th - 22nd September 2019)

We are pleased to announce that we will join the LDC pop up store in London, Covent Garden from 9th to 22nd September. We plan to do events and a few surprises. Please check our Instagram account for more details!  Across London Fashion Week this September, we’ll be popping up for two weeks in Covent Garden for a specialized concept store and brand presentations. The store will feature independent fashion, lifestyle and beauty brands, each with their own individual story to tell. DATES: 9 - 22 September HOURS: 10 - 7 PM DAILY ADDRESS: 138 Long Acre, COVENT GARDEN, WC2E 9AA Discover unique + one-of-a-kind product, meet the designers behind the brands, join one of our exclusive daily events and join one of our highly sought...

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Today’s Focus: Okayama

Okayama is Japan’s denim mecca, and is best known for its 16th-century Okayama Castle, or “Crow Castle” and for an iconic formal garden called Korakuen.  But like any other place in Japan, delicious local foods awaits in the gorgeous town of Okayama. The town is rich in gorgeous seafood, crops from the plateaus of the northern area and its own unique type of beef. If you’re touring Japan, be sure to enjoy the local flavor of this countryside town. Some of our favorites include: 1. Kaki Oko (Oyster Okonomiyaki) Oyster farming is popular in the Hinase-area, 45 kilometers east from the center of Okayama. Kaki oko is a local savory Japanese-stye pancake made with fresh, juicy oysters and cabbage. We can’t...

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Announcement & Invitation: London-based cult Japanese fashion house TOKKOU launches SS2019 collection

Following their highly successful SS2019 show in September of last year, TOKKOU - https://www.tokkou.co.uk/ - will be stocking their SS2019 collection at Pure Labels , Notting Hill from 23rd May - 22nd June 2019, and celebrating their comeback with an exclusive fashion show and event line up (please see below for details). TOKKOU is a contemporary Japanese clothing brand based in London that stays true to its Japanese roots whilst also having a voice of its own, creating an empowered and lasting impact. The brand’s unique designs draw inspiration from the traditional Japanese youth subculture, known as bosozoku . Bosozoku is all about over-the-top modified motorcycles, overly-styled hairdos, leather jackets, overalls, tall boots and round sunglasses (think American greaser culture...

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