Yep, road type is driving gross sales in real time. Manitas (aka Mani) was the customer for Nadia Flores en el Corazon (aka Nadia Harajuku ) — as soon as one of many hottest boutiques in Harajuku, and still a well-liked stop for Japanese teen girls. Whereas all three designers are known for groundbreaking 1980s gender neutral collections, in in the present day’s avenue fashion scene we see them worn extra by males than ladies.

At the higher finish, Tokyo-based Korean label 99%IS has had an enormous affect on the most recent wave of punk-impressed Harajuku menswear kinds. XU employs several popular Japanese road fashion icons — together with Chiiiii , Cham (ex), Baek , Motoshige , Yuito , and Sench1 — as store employees.

In a number of interviews given after the announcement, Aoki mentioned he wasn’t discovering as many children that he wanted to photograph on the streets of Harajuku as he had previously. Tokyo has all the time been residence to a small group of high degree conceptual male fashionistas who put on gender neutral skirts by the likes of Comme Des Garcons, Yohji, or Junya.

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