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Louis Vuitton Men's Fall 2018

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Fragrance Goes Au Naturel

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A screenshot of Rakuten's English shopping page.

Financial

Rakuten’s Nine-Month Profit Jumps More Than 60%

The Japanese e-commerce giant benefited from aggressive sales activities and investments in other companies.

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Shiseido's office in Tokyo.

Financial

Shiseido Posts Nine-Month Net Loss of 17 Billion Yen

An impairment loss related to Bare Escentuals cut into the company’s bottom line, despite higher operating income and net sales.

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Kriss Soonik

Fashion Scoops

Kriss Soonik Pops Up at Isetan

The lingerie designer did a live photo shoot in front of fans and customers to mark the opening.

clock November 8, 2017Kelly Wetherille

The Mitsukoshi store in Ginza, Tokyo

Retail

Retailers in Japan See a Boost in October Sales

Two typhoons couldn’t keep customers from stocking up on winter items, as the month brought colder-than-average temps.

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Pierpaolo Piccioli outside the Valentino pop-up in Tokyo

Fashion Scoops

Valentino Fetes Resort Pop-up in Tokyo

Pierpaolo Piccioli and Stefano Sassi held court in the two-story, gym-inspired space.

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The Sacai and Undercover joint show in Tokyo.

Designer and Luxury

Tokyo Fashion Week Gets an Energy Boost

Shows by both young designers and internationally recognized brands helped generate buzz.

clock October 24, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Black Eye Patch RTW Spring 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Black Eye Patch RTW Spring 2018

Streetwear was fittingly presented with street performances.

clock October 22, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Memuse RTW Spring 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Memuse RTW Spring 2018

The designer played homage to Akihabara with fetishized, costumelike looks.

clock October 22, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Murral RTW Spring 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Murral RTW Spring 2018

Interior-inspired textiles mixed with botanical motifs.

clock October 22, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Discovered Men's Spring 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Discovered Men’s Spring 2018

Layered grunge looks were interspersed with street-ready tailored pieces.

clock October 22, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Licht Ster RTW Spring 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Licht Ster RTW Spring 2018

All-white ath-leisure looks mixed with preppy influences.

clock October 22, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Nerd Unit RTW Spring 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Nerd Unit RTW Spring 2018

Military influences merged with streetwear staples.

clock October 22, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Mikio Sakabe RTW Spring 2017 Tokyo Fashion Week

Fashion Show Reviews

Mikio Sakabe RTW Spring 2018

The husband-and-wife designer duo showed quirky takes on power suits using oversized proportions.

clock October 22, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Yukihero Pro-Wrestling RTW Spring 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Yukihero Pro-Wrestling RTW Spring 2018

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were the inspiration for this fun-filled show, but most silhouettes were unexciting.

clock October 21, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Enhance RTW Spring 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Enhance RTW Spring 2018

A rocker vibe mixed with tailored blazers for a cool yet polished look.

clock October 20, 2017Kelly Wetherille

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