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Small on Space, Big on Heart: Four of Tokyo’s Best Stores

How to Buy Direct from Japan

Lanieri Presents: Deep Into the Blue

Clothing for Hard Work

Sakura Season

A Brief History of Indigo

The (Red) Thread Connecting Italy and Japan

By David Isle   "Landing at Yokohama;" William Heine, 1854   In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry showed up in Tokyo (then called Edo) with four warships and a message from the United States: open your borders to trade or we’ll blow your house down. Japan’s leaders saw that they were outgunned. They had no other choice than to accept U.S. demands. Like many island nations, Japan has a tendency to close in on itself, like the family with the house in the woods that never comes into town. Meetings with the outside world then become dangerous and challenging, but at the... read more

Two Japanese Words Every Clothing Dork Should Know

The Styleforum Brief: March 2015

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