Traditionally at New Years women wear a kimono with a shawl of frilly fru-fru fur of fox or rabbit looking like…
However, I was amused to spot this typical-but-nontraditional Japanese muff on today’s twitter …
Kawaii winter muffler by Hanamizz!
RT @gonhanamizz 1/6 releasing! http://t.co/99PrJVYaRP pic.twitter.com/rAfNCC5yQa— Tokyo Fashion (@TokyoFashion)’s twitter December 31, 2013
The new bra vending machine has proven a bust, butt with a bouncy name like FUN FUN WEEK it’s hard to imagine why.
The Asahi Shimbun | Dec. 29, 2013
…Osaka bra vending machine busts, with just seven sales in month. “It must be something that takes time to get used to, but I would like women to see how it feels to buy a bra from a vending machine,” says official…more…
Perhaps the sales problem was the bras were unworn (Refer to 3Yen, 2012Feb12: Risqué business).
See additional photos of the vending machine in the Comments section…
Beautiful photo of Japanese shironuri* artist Minori
RT @cute_minori || — Tokyo Fashion (@TokyoFashion) 2013Dec21
The above photo is part of are Minori’s latest Nature Series, “Rock”. According to her blog (Google Translate) told the photographer Takazawa Teppei that, ‘I have a funny rock, so why not try to make that work?’ Minori in her blog went on to explain…
…I think the history of a rock is like the history of a person.
While still in the magma state do not know its own shape—magma just swallows many things while flowing.
Then it slows and hardens rapidly.
As it continues to be, you become a big lump soon.
As a lump you are similar to the soul, to have thought of yourself, pride, a belief mass…
M * Voyage “Strength” (left) and M * Voyage “Rock” (right)
Photographer, Teppei Takazawa
*:Learn more about the Goth-Lolita spinoff subculture-cum-fashion of shironuri at:
♩♫ Deck your head with boughs of bullpucky… ♬ ♪
The J-pop artist, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (3Yen 2013-10-18), is decked out for Christmas in Zipper magazine, January 2014.
Via kyarychan’s tumblr
♫ Just Put A Ribbon In Your Hair
(for Christmas) listen on Youtube
by Alan Jackson (2003 – Amazon.com) Just Put A Ribbon In Your Hair
Is it a bustier/bustiere* top, or is it a Japanese eye mask?
You make the call (no fair reading the Japanese description or translation).
【アイマスクwhite】 清楚なイメージのwhiteです！ 女の子らしいのが好きなあなたにおすすめです★ ラスト一個！！！hanamizz.fashionstore.jp/items pic.twitter.com/m06wthKkKs— せきやゆりえ (@gonhanamizz) November 24, 2013
Nothing says Japanese “Kurisumasu” better than gathering around the toxic waste “Melty Go-Round” Christmas Tree from Fukushima that gently glows in the dark in traditional radioactive colors…
Kawaii “Melty Go-Round” Christmas Tree Debuts at Roppongi Hills —via @TokyoFashion’s twitter
On Lady Gaga’s “ARTPOP” tour in Tokyo, Sunday, December 1st, she poses for the press with her life-sized, silicone f*ck dolls to promote her promotion of promoting (or something).
Can robots upstage Lady Gaga in Tokyo?
The Japan Times | 2013/12/01
…Lady Gaga, in Japan to promote her new album “Artpop,” was presented Sunday with four life-size dolls resembling her, created using precise anatomical measures and realistic silicone skin…
…The special state-of-the-art dolls were created by Orient Industry in Tokyo, a company that specializes in synthetic “love dolls.”
Previous posts of endless Japanese silicone love include:
• Love dolls for doggies! (3Yen / 2009-10-17)
• Tokyo Disneyland bus full of freakazoids (3Yen / 2009-03-08)
• i-doloids! Love Dolls for Japan (3Yen / 2008-01-04)
• Japanese Pro-Wrestler love dolls (3Yen / 2006-03-03)
Above is a hinky view of the “Kurage Collection” in Tokyo’s Omotesando (Jingu-mae 4-25-10, Shibuya-ku) right behind just of Ralph Lauren’s flagship store in Japan.
Today the Australian newspaper website, smh.com , reported on goofy Japanese Robots to paint nails showcased at Tokyo tech exposition.
… Toyo Riki demonstrated a “Robo Nailist”, an industrial robot arm which uses its incredible precision to apply layers of nail varnish, which it decorates with miniscule crystal rhinestones in the very latest fashion.
Right now Tokyo is in the throes of Fashion Week and the Japanese designer Yµ Amatsµ was showing a line of burqa قع (Wiki) in the 2014 spring/summer collection of A Degree Fahrenheít.
The Taliban ought to be pleased, but perhaps they might have some issues with the fact that these are see-through burka.→
Previous 3Yen reports on Japanese burka include:
• Bandages mo’ betta than burkas (3Yen / 2009-09-18)
• Burqa Blue (3Yen / 2008-10-07)
• Burkas for Japanese (3Yen / 2008-03-28)