Tokyo Fashion Week: Fresh Prints, Messy Rooms and Supreme Beings
I love Tokyo fashion week. Well, any fashion week that represents a cultural perspective that is distinctly different from our own. Here we see some elements from the four main fashion weeks such as flowy and romantic dresses, 20s/30s styling and bold prints, but there's a feel that is outside of what we know that makes the clothes exciting, intriguing and fun.
How can you not be taken in by the fresh, fresh prints of Matoho, above? Those shades of blue, the way the prints are mixed, and the clean cuts of the clothes free of superfluous stitching are like a breath of fresh air.
Dress & Co's pretty Victorian lace and layers and layers of flowy fabric were made more casual with waistcoats and cardigans:
Ha, this is so weird...I have no idea how this happened but the Fur Fur show seems to have been staged in my current teenage bedroom!
This long chiffon top and trench with stunning prints from Tiny Dinosaur stand out as the very type of pieces that let us know we're not at home anymore and that it's a good thing:
Mint Designs used gorgeously textured and printed fabrics to create their sweet and easy dresses:
Somarta's ruffles galore were represented in everything from neutrals to whites to mauves and claret - all shown with elaborate petal-like hats:
And it seems that God had had enough amusement from the debates amongst us mortals throughout the ages and decided to finally set the record straight by appearing on the runway during the writtenafterwards show: