Japan’s Street Style – the eye-opening variety of styles of Japan’s hyper-fashionable culture
New York-based photographer Thomas C. Card spent months in the depths of Japan’s hyper-fashionable nether regions, documenting the eye-opening variety of styles found on the streets of Tokyo in 2012. From neon wigs to reappropriated Victorian garb to gas masks as accessories, he found a plethora of fashion identities that flourished in the year after the country’s devastating earthquake and tsunami.
“The country experienced an upsurge of national pride,” Card theorizes, “and participants in street fashion increasingly celebrated their unique placement within the Japanese culture at large.”
Magazine on Japanese street fashion, runway fashion and street culture
Photos of street fashion in Tokyo, Japan. … In Tokyo, there are so many different fashion styles, cultures, and subcultures