Kelly Wetherille

Akiko Aoki RTW fall 2017

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Tokyo Fashion Week Gets a Renewed Energy

New brands and a wider variety of events helped to generate excitement, but the challenge to translate that into business remains.

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Fashion Show Reviews

Acuod by Chanu RTW Fall 2017

Lee turned out a series of black-and-white, zipper-embellished jackets and sweatshirts for men and women, but the offering lacked variety.

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Chika Kisada RTW Fall 2017

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Chika Kisada RTW Fall 2017

Inspired by dance and music, the designer crafted looks that exemplified a modern notion of femininity.

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Bed JW Ford RTW Fall 2017

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Bed J.W. Ford RTW Fall 2017

The designer created a softer, more feminine version of men’s tailoring in mostly muted, solid colors.

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Doublet RTW Fall 2017

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Doublet RTW Fall 2017

For his first runway collection the designer drew inspiration from Nineties themes such as grunge and raves, with a healthy dose of irony.

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Ethosens RTW Fall 2017

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Ethosens RTW Fall 2017

Yui Hashimoto explored the concept of a time lag, which he expressed as uneven hems, mixed stripes, and slanted plackets.

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Sulvam RTW Fall 2017

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Sulvam RTW Fall 2017

Teppei Fujita demonstrated both his creative chops and a keen business understanding with a technically strong yet deconstructed offering.

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Lithium RTW Fall 2017

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Lithium RTW Fall 2017

Takeshi Hiramatsu wanted to get back to his brand’s roots by designing pieces that he described as “timeless” and “minimal.”

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2017

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2017

Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi’s latest offering had a certain whimsical charm to it that was hard not to smile at.

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Murral RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Murral RTW Fall 2017

The design duo showed a series of girly looks in mixed prints, tempered by subtle edgy details.

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Akiko Aoki RTW fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Akiko Aoki RTW Fall 2017

The designer broke down elements of classic garments and then recombined them in intriguing ways.

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1 Piu 1 Uguale 3 RTW Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

1 Piu 1 Uguale 3 RTW Fall 2017

Rich textures and hues worked together to create a luxe ski-resort vibe, but the collection desperately needed a strong edit.

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D-Vec RTW Fall 2017

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D-Vec RTW Fall 2017

High-tech fabrics combined with bright colors and an abstract print on outdoor wear for men and women.

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Hanae Mori Manuscrit RTW fall 2017

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Hanae Mori Manuscrit RTW Fall 2017

While some looks missed the mark, a series of dresses using wood as a fabric were striking in their rustic elegance.

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Discovered RTW fall 2017

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Discovered RTW Fall 2017

Tatsuya Kimura and Sanae Yoshida were inspired by British rock band Primal Scream’s album “XTRMNTR,” released early in the year 2000.

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