Isetan Scotts department store in Singapore opened its pop-up event titled "Tokyo Liberated" today. The event runs until June 11.
The pop-up introduces seven Japanese fashion brands under the themes fantasy and street.
The brand Little Sunny Bite, debuted in the S/S season of 2014, designs girly items for women of all ages. For its designs, it often collaborates with international artists that share a common love for "kawaii". Its style is defined by adorable graphics and charming patterns.
M / mika ninagawa by photographer/film director Mika Ninagawa shows a unique sense of colors combined with Japanese fabric manufacturer Komatsu Seiren's beautiful techniques. The brand kicked off as recently as the 2015 S/S season and has already caught the eyes of prestigious fashion magazines and fashionistas.
E.M. lines up made in Japan jewelry designed by Eijiro Nakatani and Masayoshi Tobita. The brand consists of two lines- the E.M. Silver line which produces jewelry using pearls and cubic zirconia and the E.M. Gold line which presents feminine jewelry using diamonds and 18K gold.
From Ambush, an experimental line of jewelry designed by artist Verbal and his wife Yoon, a collection of innovative pieces in distinct shapes and colors is presented. The brand has teamed up with Louis Vuitton in the past.
Designer Kansai Yamamoto, who marked his name in the international fashion scene when he made his sensational appearance as the first Japanese designer at London Fashion Week, presents his 2015 S/S collection in collaboration with stylist Souta Yamaguchi.
Wacko Maria, started up by two former J. League soccer players Keiji Ishizuka and Atsuhiko Mori, presents a collection of items under the concept of movies, art and music favored by its designers.
Facetasm by designer Hiromichi Ochiai is characterized by its use of original textiles and skillful layering. It served the finale of this year's Tokyo Fashion Week.
For those who are interested in Japanese fashion, this event is a great way to see Japan's fashion trends through the eyes of the country's esteemed department store.