It is (or was?) fashion week in Tokyo — it’s still weird to me how late they show collections every season. While it’s not as action-packed in terms of well-known brands as New York, Milan, or Paris, Tokyo‘s got a solid roster of lines that are way more consistently edgier than anything shown in the big 3 mentioned earlier.
Check out images from one of the top “big in Japan” brands dressed/undressed and their collection for F/W 13 after the click. *By “big in Japan” I mean brands that are well-known and respected, but are almost too cool for the Western Market. There are many very well-respected Japanese brands that show in Milan, New York, and Paris, but they have a more mixed (Euro vs Japan) look than the brands that show exclusively during Tokyo Fashion Week. (more…)