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Tokyo Fashion and Lifestyle: Ikebukuro Fashion and Amazing District to Reside

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Tokyo Fashion and Lifestyle: Ikebukuro Fashion and Amazing District to Reside Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Time Tokyo fashion is internationally famous but while Aoyama, Ginza, Harajuku, Omotesando, Shibuya and Shinjuku often hog the limelight, it is equally true that other buzzing fashion districts are far from being in the shadows. This especially […]

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Tokyo Fashion News: Daimaru Department Store in Central Tokyo

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Tokyo Fashion News: Daimaru Department Store in Central Tokyo Kanako Itamae and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo train station is a major link to other parts of Japan because of the shinkansen train system. The size of this station is enormous and it is easy to get lost because this train station is extremely […]

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Tokyo Fashion News: Fashion Diversity in Tokyo

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Tokyo Fashion News: Fashion Diversity in Tokyo Sarah Deschamps and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times   The fashion vibes of Tokyo never cease to amaze because each season throughout the year witnesses new changes and styles to meet the natural elements. On top of this are new trends hitting the vibrant fashion scene and the […]

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Tokyo Lifestyle and Beauty News: Diptyque and its Flagship Store in Aoyama

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Tokyo Lifestyle and Beauty News: Diptyque and its Flagship Store in Aoyama Hiroshi Saito and Sarah Deschamps Modern Tokyo Times In late 2013 the exquisite Diptyque brought its Parisian fragrance to the delightful district of Aoyama in Tokyo. This store in leafy Aoyama is the first flagship store for Diptyque in Japan and hopefully  in […]

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Tokyo and Osaka Lifestyle: Malene Birger and Flying Tiger Copenhagen from Denmark

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Tokyo and Osaka Lifestyle: Malene Birger and Flying Tiger Copenhagen from Denmark Takeshi Hasegawa and Sarah Deschamps  Modern Tokyo Times Flying Tiger Copenhagen and Malene Birger are providing a touch of Denmark in Japan. Malene Birger is a delightful fashion brand that decided on opening up in Tokyo recently. While Flying Tiger Copenhagen first moved […]

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Japan and Early Photography: Ogawa Kazumasa and Japanese Ladies

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Japan and Early Photography: Ogawa Kazumasa and Japanese Ladies Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times The photography of Ogawa Kazumasa in this article is based on images of Japanese ladies in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. In each image you will find nothing revolutionary nor will you find a “hidden mystery.” However, the […]

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Young Ladies in Tokyo and their Fashion Opinions

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Young Ladies in Tokyo and their Fashion Opinions  Michel Lebon and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo fashion is internationally famous and this survey was done online by Modern Tokyo Times. It relates to young ladies aged between 18 and 26 and key questions were asked about favorite places for fashion. All females who took […]

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Japanese Culture: Ebisu the God of Fortune and Gentle Spirit of the Ainu

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Ebisu the God of Fortune and the Gentle Spirit of the Ainu Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Ebisu in old Japan was known by the name of Hiruko which means “leech child” and it is clear that during his early childhood he faced many severe problems. According to Japanese mythology Ebisu came into the world […]

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Japan Fashion: Michael Kors is Continuing to Blossom

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Japan Fashion: Michael Kors is Continuing to Blossom  Kanako Itamae and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Michael Kors is continuing to flourish in the Japanese luxury fashion market. The first venture in Japan occurred a few years ago and since then this fashion company continues to expand throughout this nation. Therefore, with new stores being […]

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Kukai and the impact of Shingon Buddhism in stunning Koyasan: Amazing beauty of Wakayama

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Kukai and the impact of Shingon Buddhism in stunning Koyasan: Amazing beauty of  Wakayama Michel Lebon and Walter Sebastian Modern Tokyo Times   Kukai is one of the most powerful individuals in Japanese history and religion. Today his legacy can be seen throughout Shingon Buddhism and this branch of Buddhism is still growing and developing […]

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