Appearances are paramount in Japan, and electronics companies are cashing in on people's desire to look good on the go by offering a wide range of mobile beauty devices, from basic functional items like travel hair dryers to more unconventional products like eyebrow shavers and scalp massagers. Panasonic has been leading the way in the "moba beau" segment(short for "mobile beauty") since establishing its Panasonic Beauty division in 2008. Here, some of the newer and more interesting moba beau products to hit the Japanese market.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"