Illustrator/graphic designer Akira Uno has been leading the Japanese art industry for decades and is known for illustrations depicting young girls using touches of fantasy. He is now 82 years old, but his passion for creativity has not changed a bit.
The recently held workshop was the second one held, inviting Taizo Son of Mistletoe, designer Kaori Kanamori of Theatre Products and fashion consultant Nagisa Ichikawa as guest speakers.
Designer Akira Naka of his namesake brand and his collaboration with Atelier Manoa’s tech knit designer Yasuko Hayakawa brought the knitwear designs created by the two to the next level.
Designer Akira Naka studied fashion at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, and he is known for creating clothes, which bring out the beauty of the wearers.
Japan’s famed department store group Isetan Mitsukoshi will participate in this year’s Japan Expo, to be held from July 7 to 10 in Paris.
Yamato, a manufacturer of kimono textiles since 1917 and located in Kanda, has collaborated with Isetan department store, which also started off selling kimono textiles in Kanda
The specialty store named “Isetan the Japan Store Kuala Lumpur” will open its doors in Malaysia this October. The store will open as the remodeled Isetan Kuala Lumpur department store located within Lot 10.
The company called to 14-year-old Mappy, a popular Japanese fashion blogger, who has over 100,000 followers on her Instagram account.
In 2011, Isetan Mitsukoshi launched the project “Japan Senses” as a means to communicate the charms and beauty of Japanese culture.
In 2011, Isetan Mitsukoshi launched the project “Japan Senses” as a means to communicate the charms and beauty of Japanese culture.
Yumi Matsutoya and Japanese fashion brand Anrealage’s designer Kunihiko Morinaga got together for a talk session in commemoration of Anrealage’s pop-up event named “Flower Shop” at Isetan Shinjuku
Isetan Mitsukoshi’s private brand Number Twenty-One will launch its latest collection of handbags designed in collaboration with designer/potter Makoto Kagoshima.
On Mar 16, a fashion show was held at Isetan Shinjuku, welcoming none other than Miranda Kerr as a special guest. The show presented Samantha Thavasa’s latest bag collection including items that were designed with Kerr.
Today, the subsidiary of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings, Mammina Co., Ltd., debuted a lineup of accessories designed by internationally famous Anna Sui and Keita Maruyama.
Isetan Shinjuku’s collaboration event with Bunka Fashion Graduate University is open on the 3rd floor of the department store until Mar 8. The event focuses on young designers that could lead the future of the Japanese fashion industry.
Members of Japanese idol group Nogizaka46, Mai Shiraishi, Nanase Nishino, Erika Ikuta, Reika Sakurai, Marika Ito and Yumi Wakatsuki gathered at Isetan Shinjuku department store for the opening of the collaboration project “Okeiko Girl”
On Feb 17, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi department store launched its original Japanese luxury brand “SEKItoWA”, on the first floor men’s section, as well as the “Gallery LIFE MINING”, lining up Japanese interior items, on the fifth floor.
Japan’s first duty-free shop, with the exception of the one in Okinawa, opened its doors on Jan 27, on the 8th floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store.
Japanese fashion brand “Mame”, led by designer Maiko Kurogouchi, continues to present collections which are charming and detailed, allowing certain images and emotions to arise in the wearers. This is Fashion Headline’s interview with the designer.
Salon du Chocolat in Japan will open on Jan 27 at Shinjuku, Tokyo’s NS Building.
Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings will make its first appearance at the international fashion accessories exhibit “Premiere Classe”, to open on Jan 22 in Paris, France.
In celebration of the 60th birthday of jewelry designer Osamu Shudo, winner of this year’s Medal with Yellow Ribbon, Tokyo Midtown holds the designer’s first solo exhibit. Open from today until the 8th of December at Isetan Salone.
The designer of French lifestyle brand Astier de Villatte revealed its latest project with Japan’s renowned department store Isetan Shinjuku. The brand held a pop-up event titled “Voyage a Tokyo Astier de Villatte” until Dec 1 at Isetan.
The home interior floor (7F) of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store is off to a great start. “Japan Edition”, lining up a variety of products such as arts, interior items and ceramics representing Japanese beauty, is particularly popular among customers.
On Oct 14, news headlines emphasized Ginza Mitsukoshi department store’s target of reaching 100 billion yen of annual business growth, as the store revealed its renewed floors to the public.
The second collaboration between Japanese pop girl group “Perfume” and Isetan Shinjuku department store will be held from Oct 28 to Nov 2.
In commemoration of the brand’s first customizable bag named the “PS Pin Bag”, New York based Proenza Schouler is holding a pop-up event at Isetan Shinjuku department store in Japan until today.
Maison Margiela opened a new store on the fourth floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store at the end of September.
Isetan Shinjuku will hold an event regarding low-carb diets on Oct 11.
Ginza Mitsukoshi department store is going through its second large-scale renovation since Sept 2010, and the refurbished floors will be unveiled on Oct 14. The concept of the latest renovations is a “Trendy and Global Department Store”.
As part of the renewal of the jewelry and accessories floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store opened on Aug 12, the hair accessories lineup has been updated.
This fall, Ginza Mitsukoshi department store will open a new section dedicated to duty free products. In preparation for this big project, all floors of the department store will undergo renovations in turns.
On Sept 16, Isetan Shinjuku department store launched its autumn shopping fair. In line with this, Isetan Girl located on the second floor, opened an event focusing on Japanese kawaii culture.
Designer Yohji Yamamoto and Sanrio present the 2015-16 A/W collection of their collaboration brand named “ki◇◇y's” with garments embellished with embroidered patches of Hello Kitty and My Melody.
Discord is known for its black and white designs symbolic of Yohji Yamamoto, but for its team-up with Yoshitaka Amano at Isetan Shinjuku, the brand presented designs in blue, purple and other eye-catching colors
This article is the second part to the interview of Candy Stripper’s designer Yoshie Itabashi and Japanese actress Fumi Nikaido carried out at Isetan Shinjuku department store.
Japanese fashion brand “Candy Stripper” celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and welcomed Japanese actress Fumi Nikaido to design for the collaboration brand “Fumi Nikaido Roots Candy Stripper”.
Isetan teams up with the Japanese company Colorful Board Inc. to make the most of the fashion styling app named “Sensy”, which is based on artificial intelligence.
Isetan Shinjuku is holding an event which proposes fashionable lifestyles fused with technology. The event is open until Sept 8. The event gives us an insight into how digital technology will transform and create new values for our lifestyles.
Until Aug 24, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi department store’s windows will be decorated with ukiyo-e painter Hokusai’s works transformed under the hands of art director/graphic designer Yuni Yoshida.
Japanese Female Android Aiko Chihira greeted customers and introduced the innovative gift products being lined-up at Isetan Shinjuku's event.
Chinese fashion magazine “Little Thing” is holding a time-limited event on the 2nd floor of Isetan Shinjuku from Jul 22 to Aug 4. Held at Isetan’s Tokyo Kaihouku space.
Misha Janette of Tokyo Fashion Diaries talks about Isetan Department Store in Shinjuku being one of the most fashion-forward and colorful shopping destinations in the world, the fanciest shopping theme park that only the Japanese could pull off.
The details of The Pool Shinjuku were not revealed until the opening day on June 17. Fashion Headline interviewed designer Hiroshi Fujiwara, the man behind the project, on the behind the scenes.
Interview with designer Hiroshi Fujiwara on The Pool Aoyama and the pop-up at Isetan Shinjuku.
The Toothbrush by Misoka and the Fujiyama glass imaged after Mount Fuji are in store at Isetan Salone, the select shop located within Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi of Japan.
Isetan Scotts in Singapore opened its pop-up event titled "Tokyo Liberated" featuring Mika Ninagawa and Kansai Yamamoto.
An exhibit of artworks by Japanese painter Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita, who marked his name throughout Europe and the rest of the world, is currently open at Isetan Shinjuku.
The lifestyle brand Rosa Comtesse, designed under the concept of 18th century France and the Palace of Versailles, marks its debut at Isetan Shinjuku store today.
At Tokyo Kaihouku located on the second floor of Isetan Shinjuku department store, Japanese brand Beautiful People showcases its new fashion line named “Routine For Beautiful People”.
The select shop Isetan Salone of Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi lines up the latest capsule collection from Italian luxury brand Valentino, designed in collaboration with pop artist Giosetta Fioroni.
Japanese accessories brand “Genten” will open a pop-up at Isetan Shinjuku, which is a part of Isetan Mitsukoshi’s “Global Green Campaign”. Collaboration items with US Design Studio House Industries will go on sale.
At Isetan Shinjuku department store, visitors can find a selection of popular Japanese souvenirs and gifts to take home with them.
Avex Group Holdings spent three and a half years to develop Majotae. Japanese brands Yohji Yamamoto, Mina Perhonen and Keita Maruyama created exclusive items to bring out the charms of Japan’s traditional cloth for Isetan Shinjuku's event.
On Mar 4, Shiseido debuted its Japan-made Lifestyle Fragrance series in line with the opening of the renovated furniture and home interior floor of Isetan Shinjuku main building (5F).
Noritaka Tange and Yasumichi Morita has designed the new furniture and home interior floor of Isetan Shinjuku located in Tokyo. Makoto Azuma opens his first flower shop at a department store.
Isetan Salone will make its opening at Tokyo Midtown on Apr 3. The store interior will be designed by contemporary artist Hiroshi Sugimoto.
Interview with 17-year old Mona Matsuoka, most likely the busiest fashion model from Japan, at sculptor Kohei Nawa’s atelier Sandwich, located in Kyoto, Japan.
Kiss the Heart, the charitable event formed in 2012 in support of the Tohoku area through art, is currently being held at Isetan Shinjuku, Nihombashi Mitsukoshi and Ginza Mitsukoshi stores.
Saira Kunikida, the great-great granddaughter of Doppo Kunikida, one of the greatest novelists from the Meiji Period, is the face of Isetan Mitsukoshi’s “This is Japan” campaign.
Isetan Shinjuku introduces the manga “The Rose of Versailles” and Hanafuda (Japanese playing cards) for its campaign kicking off the New Year. The theme of the latest campaign lasting from Jan 2 to 6 is “Happy Japan.”
Kumiko Iijima, known as Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s stylist, currently holds a girly and fantastical pop-up shop at Isetan Shinjuku (2F) under the theme “Jellyfish.” Open until Dec 31.
Japanese fashion brand “ato” will debut its new accessories line “A.” The naming is derived from the first letter of the brand name “ato” and the word “apostle.”
Photographer/movie director Mika Ninagawa will launch her fashion brand “M / mika ninagawa” from the spring/summer season of 2015.
The kids line “BAPE KIDS” from street fashion brand “A BATHING APE” will open a pop-up at Isetan Shinjuku (6F). To be held from Nov 5 to 18.
Fashion Headline released its first collection of LINE Stickers that can be used on the communication app “LINE.” The collection features the website’s official characters “Fashion Headliners.” On sale from Sept 26.
Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building, opened in 1968 as the new facility for men, will update its symbolic tartan pattern from the “Black Watch” to the “Black Watch/Isetan Men's.”
ISSEY MIYAKE presents a limited collection of wooden accessories designed in collaboration with furniture brand “Tendo Mokko.”
A pop-up event by Japanese brand “DRESSCAMP” is currently open at Tokyo Kaihouku of Isetan Shinjuku (2F).
The collaboration collection by MACKINTOSH and HYKE will go on sale from Aug 20.
If you have plans to fly from Haneda Airport this summer, we highly recommend that you check-in ahead of time and make the most of the services the airport has to offer.
ISSEY MIYAKE MEN presents its latest series of sneakers dubbed “Fly Front.” On sale for a limited time on the first basement floor of Isetan Shinjuku Men's Building. Until Aug 5.
Japanese brand “Noir Kei Ninomiya” of the Comme des Garcons group is holding a pop-up on the third floor of Isetan Shinjuku. Until Aug 5.
Mr. Hirose established the stole brand “comment?” to introduce trendy items using Edo komon.
Yuichi Hirose is the fourth-generation president of 90-year old HIROSE DYE-WORKS. Edo komon originates from the kamishimo garment worn by the samurai class and is a traditional craft with a 400-year history.
The newly opened “Isetan Haneda Store (Ladies) Terminal 1” targets trendy jetsetters that want to experience a one-stop and fun shopping experience during their stay at Haneda Airport.
Isetan Men’s Building launches its collaboration event with Pitti Immagine Uomo (Pitti), the world’s largest menswear trade fair. From June 25 to July 15.
The event “Glitch @ Tokyo Kaihouku” is open on the second floor of Isetan Shinjuku. Until July 1. The focus is on fashion items designed under the concept “Glitch.”
On June 13, “Isetan Haneda Store (Men’s) Terminal 2” opened to provide a full lineup of goods, bringing out the best of department stores and select shops.
Isetan Mitsukoshi presented its latest visuals featuring Rinko Kikuchi. The visuals will be released on June 11 for the upcoming autumn/winter season. The photographs were taken by Chikashi Suzuki with Shigeo Goto as creative director.
Collaboration T-shirts by adidas Originals and ten brands are being sold exclusively on the first floor of Isetan Shinjuku. Until May 27. Dubbed the “adidas Originals Enjin Collection,” the designs are inspired from the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.
The new luxury accessory brand “discord” by Yohji Yamamoto is on presale at Isetan Shinjuku from May 12. A press conference featuring the designer along with Isetan store manager Masaaki Takano was held on the opening day of the event.
A BATHING APE (BAPE) presents a special collection in collaboration with PEANUTS.
The pop-up “LOVE LAB with Tanaka Katsuki” is currently open on the 3rd floor of Isetan Shinjuku. Until Apr 15.
- What kind of feedback did you receive when you exhibited samples at the “Nipponista” pop-up held in New York this February?
We interviewed Tomoko Fujii of Tomihiro Senko and Ryuji Otani, designer for BARCOS J LINE.
The “Girls Love Mode- Let's Prism Power Make Up” event at Isetan Shinjuku (2F) presents collaboration items by popular animation “Sailor Moon” and three fashion brands. Open until Apr 8.
For its 10th anniversary, popular Japanese anime “Pretty Cure,” widely known as Precure, opens a pop-up at Isetan Shinjuku (2F). From Apr 1 to 15.
Vintage eyewear boutique SOLAKZADE is currently holding a trunk show on the first floor of Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building. Until Mar 31.
The event “Veuve Clicquot Spring Couture” will open on the rooftop of Isetan Shinjuku department store on Mar 22 and 23. Open from 4 pm to 9 pm. Free admission.
Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building proposes new styles of suits under the theme “Beach Suits Collection.” This is a part of the store’s project “Elegant Suits for Japan.”
Isetan Mitsukoshi department stores will line up the “Digital Liberty Art Creation” series from Mar 5. Eleven Japanese brands created designs using Liberty prints.
Valentino currently opens a pop-up shop on the 3rd floor of Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building. Being the sole shop to focus only on menswear, a special lineup of items is in store for fans of the brand. Open until Apr 22.
This year, Mitsukoshi celebrates 110 years since it became the first department store in Japan. In commemoration of the special anniversary, the store will renew the design of its shopping bags from Apr 1.
The new campaign “2014 Isetan Hanabanasai” will begin on Feb 26. Daito Manabe of creative unit Rhizomatiks as art directior created the images for the campaign. Shigeo Goto handled creative direction and Chikashi Suzuki took the photos.
Mail order service “The Black Sense Market” run by the fashion magazine “Sense” teams up with Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building to open the store “The Black Sense Market in Isetan.”
The concept shop dubbed “3.1 Phillip Lim MICROCOSM” will open for half a year from Mar 5 on the third floor of Isetan Shinjuku.
The “Anna Sui Spring Fair” introducing items from the brand’s 2014 SS Collection is open at Isetan Mitsukoshi stores. From Feb 19 to Mar 4.
Many of the journalists and buyers who came to Nipponista were eager to know the relationship between the event and the teddy bear balloon art, which decorated the entrance.
Tod’s opened the pop-up named “Italian Set” on the 1st floor of Isetan Shinjuku today. Alessandra Facchinetti’s first collection as the new creative director of the brand is being showcased