Tokyo Archive

Diesel Takes You on a Trip Through Tokyo in New FW16 Video

Tokyo is undoubtedly a sick city – which is why the new Diesel FW16 video that was shot there is so fitting. The new video takes viewers through Tokyo nightlife culture, in a flurry of shots seeming to represent a wild night out of partying and messing around. Some leather jackets and undergarments make an appearance in what would otherwise be situations epitomizing “candid,” giving us a true …

In Japan, Tapping the World’s Best Vintage

TOKYO, Japan — These days, vintage fashion is more popular than ever, driven by a growing consumer interest in unique products that signal individuality, as well as rising cost-consciousness and the storytelling value of vintage finds. Indeed, according to the annual resale report published by online consignment website ThredUp, the fashion resale market has grown 82 percent over the last three years, reaching $14 billion, and …

Virtual reality in Japan

I spent a week in Tokyo last month as a speaker at the CEDEC gaming conference. Had you asked 10 year old me about Japan, I would have conjured up images of Godzilla, Dragon Ball Z, and ninjas. Funnily enough, day trips to Akihabara and Harajuku brought some of these to life through arcades, cosplayers, and stores full of manga collectibles. Walking around Tokyo, I saw …

Verbal and Yoon’s New Plan of Attack

TOKYO, Japan — Louis Vuitton menswear maestro Kim Jones calls his friends Verbal and Yoon the most famous couple in Japan, like Beyoncé and Jay-Z, only more so, because they are such all-powerful style icons. “People don’t download music so much in Japan,” he explains. “They’re still really caught up in the whole package, the look as well as the sound. And Verbal and Yoon …