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Tokyo Faster, Cheaper, Easier: Harajuku in an Hour, Pt. 1

Gail Nakada | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Getting to Japan is expensive; you need to make every day count double. You can see and do so much more with a a little insider intel. Here's how to make Harajuku your own in an hour.

These Are The Seven Deadly Sins, Harajuku Style

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts

Gazing upon Sebastian Masuda's dizzying installation "Colorful Rebellion –- Seventh Nightmare" feels like the visual equivalent of eating so mu...

Japan Just Put New York Fashion Week To Shame

Posted 03.14.2014 | Arts

New York-based photographer Thomas C. Card spent months in the depths of Japan's hyper-fashionable nether regions, documenting the eye-opening variety...

Steampunk in Japan: Tokyo Subculture Style (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 05.21.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

2013-05-22-steampunk_la_real.jpgDid you know Steampunk culture existed in Japan?

Tokyo's Cutest Patisserie: Have Your Cake and Wear It, Too

Gail Nakada | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Only in Tokyo can you have your cake and wear it, too! Popular Japanese jewelery maker Q-Pot has branched out into the patisserie business, cooking up the hottest -- and cutest -- new cake shop in the city.

Holiday Shopping Havens Worldwide

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Tired of visiting the same designer boutiques, venerable chains and fluorescently-lit retail centers? So are we. That's why we decided to scour the globe for unique shopping spots; in these retail heavens, you'll find an eclectic array of boutique haunts, stylish department stores and secret discount venues.

A Building Inspired By The Female Body

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 09.14.2012 | Home

© Masaya Yoshimura Architects: Takato Tamagami Architectural Design Location: Sendagaya, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan Project Year: 2008 Photographs: Ma...

Taylor Swift vs. Justin Bieber: What's The Top Teen Perfume?

Posted 01.03.2012 | Home

Are you wonderstruck by Taylor Swift's new perfume, or do you prefer to hold the keys to Justin Bieber's heart with his fragrance "Someday" (which co...

WATCH: 'PONPONPON' Gives Us A Kawaisa Seizure

Posted 09.26.2011 | Home

PONPONPON: what is it? No, really, we'd love to know. We've spent the entire day staring at the candy-coated video of a Harajuku beauty bouncing aroun...

Gwen Stefani's Next Stop: Target

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 09.17.2011 | Style

Songstress-turned-seamstress Gwen Stefani is set to launch a children's fashion line in collaboration with Target, Women's Wear Daily reports. Dubb...

Japan Earthquake: Metal Band Black Veil Brides Urges Relief for Sendai

La Carmina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
La Carmina

Ashley Purdy and Jake Pitts of Black Veil Brides, outside the Hollywood Guitar Center. Photo by La Carmina. About the author: This exclusive intervi...

Does Fat By Any Other Name Still Look Bad In Lycra?

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

From the country who gave us both Harajuku and Ninja Warrior, we now get a new trend. Japan has an aggressive yet motherly new public health mission of reducing the national waistline.