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GET READY FOR KENZO X H&M THIS FALL

Updated July 26th - H&M has announced that their next designer collaboration will be with French fashion house, Kenzo. A short teaser video of the collection was released in May and this week, three photographs were debuted that feature colorful looks from the collection shown on Juliana Huxtable, Amy Sall, Ono Embombo, and Isamaya Ffrench.  Items are…

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UNIQLO TO OFFER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Beginning next year in 2015, Uniqlo, the Japanese retailer, will offer scholarships to Japanese students studying at Harvard Business School and Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Approximately $1.2 milion dollars have been allotted for this project; but only one fellowship will be awarded per school, for three years, which means there'll be six lucky…

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AYAKA YAMAMOTO @ TAKA ISHII GALLERY – JAN 11 – FEB 8

Ayaka Yamamoto: "Nous n'irons plus au bois" Taka Ishii Gallery Photography/Film 5-17-1 2F Roppongi Minato-ku, Japan January 11th - February 8th, 2014 Taka Ishii Gallery Photography/Film presents “Nous n’irons plus au bois,” Ayaka Yamamoto’s first solo exhibition in Tokyo. This exhibition, which runs from January 11 to February 8, 2014, will comprise about 15 portraits…

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Hitoshi Toyoda, Visual Diary Slide Show, Nazuna

HITOSHI TOYODA @ TAKA ISHII GALLERY – JANUARY 16

Hitoshi Toyoda: Visual Diary Slide Show "Nazuna" Taka Ishii Gallery 1-3-2 5F Kiyosumi Koto-ku, Tokyo Screening held at the Meiji University Nakano Campus, Tokyo. January 16 Taka Ishii Gallery presents a screening of Hitoshi Toyoda's visual diary slide show. Hitoshi Toyada is a self-taught photographer who has worked exclusively in the medium of slideshows for…

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FRANCIS BACON – TOKYO – MARCH 9 – APRIL 6

A COLLECTION OF WORKS BY FRANCIS BACON  EXHIBITION RUNS MARCH 9 THROUGH APRIL 6 Taka Ishii Gallery Photography/Film 1-3-2 5F Kiyosumi Koto-ku Tokyo #135-0024 Japan www.TakaishiiGallery.com Taka Ishii Gallery Photography / Film will present an exhibition of works by Francis Bacon from March 9 to April 6. The exhibition will include 11 contact sheets, which…

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KARL LAGERFELD COLLABORATES WITH SHU UEMURA

Karl Lagerfeld and Shu Uemura, the biggest names in fashion and beauty, are joining forces to create a special one-off Christmas collection.  This collaboration is a no-brainer considering Lagerfeld's more than twenty years of friendship with the late Mr. Uemura, and the fact that Lagerfeld is an avid customer of the Japanese beauty brand.  Lagerfeld,…

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RAD BY RAD HOURANI FOR JOYCE HONG KONG

RAD BY RAD HOURANI FOR JOYCE HONG KONG Rad Hourani has designed an architectural, fashion forward capsule collection of his line Rad by Rad Hourani to be sold exclusively through upscale retailer Joyce Hong Kong.  The unisex collection, which is only available in Japan, presents highly constructed, androgynous designs that are modern, urban, and incredibly cool.  The…

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LOUIS VUITTON X YAYOI KUSAMA COLLABORATION

Louis Vuitton has just announced their latest collaboration with 82-year-old Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, known for putting her trademark polka dots on everything, including cars, tree trunks, and herself.  The collaboration will be unveiled on July 10, hitting stores just in time for Kusama's major retrospective at the Whitney Museum in New York. According to…

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HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR – MAY 17 – 20

The Hong Kong International Art Fair celebrates its fifth year, once again showcasing the best in contemporary art at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center from May 17 -20.  The Art Fair features work from 266 galleries representing 39 countries all over the world.  Hong Kong is the third-largest art auction center in the…

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MUGLER – PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

MUGLER - PARIS F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW For the Thierry Mugler Fall 2012 show, creative director, Nicola Formichetti, and his head of women’s design, Sébastien Peigné, looked to the Mugler archives, drawing from the 1997 collection, “Insect.”  Mugler played with arthropod shapes this season, giving jackets and midi dresses winged shoulders, huge, furry sleeves, high…

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VANTAN TOKYO – NEW YORK F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

  VANTAN TOKYO - NEW YORK F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW The Vantan Tokyo show highlights four up and coming design students from the Vantan Design Institute in Japan.  This year it showcased Yuya Kubohara, Cheryl Chee, MI-S by Masato Miyata, and Swanzi by Anki.  Kubohara mixed bold, graphic prints in a cacophony of oranges, browns, and blues. …

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DANS LA VIE – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

DANS LA VIE - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Japanese designer Rira Sugawara launched her label Dans La Vie in A/W 2011, and since then, has already established herself at the forefront of contemporary fashion with her daring looks. This AW 2012-13 collection again showcases Sugawara’s ability to surprise, with her adventurous combination of animal…

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KTZ – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW + INTERVIEW & BACKSTAGE

KTZ - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW Combining the genius of Macedonians Sasko Bezovski and Marjan Pejoski, and Japanese Koji Maruyama, collaborative label KTZ presented an eclectic mix of diverse fashion traditions, combining grunge-inspired punk, and the traditional Scottish kilt. The A/W 2012-13 collection kept the vibe upbeat and dynamic with wrestler belts, berets, brazen…

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PETER PILOTTO – LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW

    PETER PILOTTO - LONDON F/W 2012 FASHION SHOW A collaborative effort of Austrian/Italian Peter Pilotto and Belgian/Peruvian Christopher De Vos, the Peter Pilotto label’s reputation for pioneering fashion earned them the Best Emerging Talent Award at the British Fashion Awards in 2009. This A/W 2012-13 collection adds various Asian subculture references, from Japanese…

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