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THRIFT SHOPPING IN TOKYO

THRIFT SHOPPING IN TOKYO

thrift shopping in tokyo was not on my to do list but one can hardly refuse what the city has to offer when it comes to previously owned stuff. as in many other cases, the japanese have great taste and they offer exquisite service. so, even if you look down on second hand, i can...
SHIBUYA STREET ART

SHIBUYA STREET ART

shibuya street art was superabundant. shibuya is the young ward of tokyo so it’s no surprise that every little available space was stickered to death.
TOKYO STREET ART

TOKYO STREET ART

tokyo street art was plentiful. i came home with hundreds of pictures i then had to edit. here you have the first part of the selection.
KAWS EXHIBITION IN TOKYO

KAWS EXHIBITION IN TOKYO

the kaws exhibition, ohhh…,  was the first thing i hurried to see once i arrived in tokyo. and it was definitely worth hurrying for!
THE VERY TALENTED SHO ASAKAWA

THE VERY TALENTED SHO ASAKAWA

sho asakawa is the epitome of the inspiring 21st century rock star: he’s self-reliant, poly-oriented and very driven. his look is special and it makes him stand out just as much as the great quality of his music. he is very active in social media, he markets his personal brand as well as his band’s,...
THE INCREDIBLE NA HOUSE IN TOKYO

THE INCREDIBLE NA HOUSE IN TOKYO

na house is a good example of my soft spot for tiny japanese houses. i really like the modern ones, which somehow manage to shrink to unbelievable sizes. still, they look incredibly cute and are fully functional.
PLASTICZOOMS ARE A VERY COOL POST-PUNK BAND FROM JAPAN

PLASTICZOOMS ARE A VERY COOL POST-PUNK BAND FROM JAPAN

i discovered plasticzooms sometime last year, in the video produced by the reality show. they were one of the japanese style innovators photographed by living legend araki.
THE JAPAN EARTHQUAKE - ONE YEAR LATER

THE JAPAN EARTHQUAKE – ONE YEAR LATER

on sunday, it’s one year since the earthquake/tsunami.
I HAVE THIS HUGE CRUSH ON TOKYO

I HAVE THIS HUGE CRUSH ON TOKYO

i’ve been having this heart-wrenching crush on tokyo for a while…it’s been an unexpected, persistent and consuming obsession. of…
IOAN LIVIU ORLETCHI - THE WORLD THROUGH HIS LENS

IOAN LIVIU ORLETCHI – THE WORLD THROUGH HIS LENS

my friend liviu introduced me to tokyo: without him things would have never been the same! thank you, liviu! born in romania, he left the country for canada in ’87 only to move to tokyo in ’94 and become a full-fledged tokyoite. he divides his time between being an english teacher and a restless globe trotting free...
JAPANESE STREETS INTERVIEW

JAPANESE STREETS INTERVIEW

japanese streets is one of kjeld duits‘ projects. he is a dutch photojournalist who has been living in japan ever since 1982. his work, covering serious matters such as natural disasters and their aftermath, is published by many publications world wide. last year, he started meijishowa, a photo stock agency for old japanese photography. but i came across his work...
PHARRELL LOVES NEW TOKYO

PHARRELL LOVES NEW TOKYO

pharrell has been on my list for a long time and this collaboration with palladium boots is not surprising: he’s visiting post-3/11 tokyo, shows the best of it and all the ways in which the city is changing since the catastrophe.