11 styles, trends and accessories direct from the streets of Tokyo

11 styles, trends and accessories direct from the streets of Tokyo

11 styles, trends and accessories direct from the streets of Tokyo

Updated 20 January 2014, 10:45 AEDT

Tokyo: The Paris of Asia, where fashion gets funky and the funky becomes fashionable.

Fashion Asia continues its voyage across the region to the land of the samurai, where host Margaret Zhang found herself immersed in Tokyo’s style and sensibilities.

From the colourful ties, sleek shoes and hip hats; here are 11 fashionistas and their trends turning heads on the streets of Harajuku:

1. Reo dressing up casual with a skinny colour tie
Qui Hao
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With the bag added in, Reo epitomises effortless cool.
 
2. Naoto in vintage find shorts
Naoto in vintage shorts
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Never have plain black shorts had so much sass.
 
3.Daiki in trendsetting shoes
Daiki
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Naoto and Daiki are single-handedly causing us to have an attitude overload. And those boots!
 
4. Hide with a tasty clutch
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Dessert clutches. Why has this not been a thing sooner?!
 
5. Junichi in stylish sunnies
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Junichi nails the skater/surfer "I just rolled out of bed looking like this" look, which would take most of us an hour to master.
 
6. Yuke and Mai in laced dresses
Yuki and Mai
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Kawaii Yuke and Mai, kawaii.
 
7. Sayaka and Erika in Mickey Mouse t-shirts
Sayaka and Erika
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Who knew "Disneyland hipster" was a thing? These two do, because they're rocking the look.
 
8. Kumi in a long sheer maxi dress
Kumi
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We're calling this look "high street princess"... now just to find Prince Charming...
 
9. Kelly and Pearly with vintage berets
Kelly and Pearly
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Bonus points for coordinated stripes and spots. These two are a croissant away from the perfect Paris breakfast.
 
10. Asuka and Rina with the lolita look
Asuka and Rina
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No Japanese fashion list would be complete without a take on lolita style.
 
11. Maki, with sporty look and shoulder bag
Maki
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Anything that gives us a reason to leave all our 80s fashion guilt behind wins. #ootd

 

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