Tokyo Fashion Week is one of the most anticipated events in the Japanese fashion industry. It is an opportunity for Japanese and international fashion designers to present their latest collections.
This year, out of the 58 houses listed in the official calendar for this week in Tokyo, 42 brands showed in physical format, the other 16 opted for online fashion shows. A format increasingly used in recent years, allowing to reach a larger audience, and contributing to a democratization of fashion.
Tokyo Fashion Week is an event that represents the diversity of Japanese fashion. From streetwear brands to high fashion designers, Tokyo Fashion Week has it all.
Japanese designers often present original designs that merge Japanese tradition with modernity. This year, many brands have honored the Japanese culture and its heritage.
Here is a small tour of our top 4 Japanese brands of the Autumn/Winter 2023 Tokyo Fashion Week:
Japanese brand Mame Kurogouchi presented a collection entitled “The World, The Moment”, which was inspired by traditional Japanese culture. The collection featured traditional Japanese motifs, such as waves, cherry blossoms and soft colors. The designs were modern and elegant, with loose silhouettes and sophisticated cuts.
Rainmaker Kyoto, another Japanese brand, offered a video collection. Models with faces covered in veils walked on the grass outside, with Mount Fuji as a backdrop. A real change of scenery.
The Japanese brand Hyke started with a minimalist collection, featuring neutral colors and clean cuts. The collection was inspired by Japanese architecture and its minimalist aesthetic. The clothes were designed to be comfortable and practical, yet distinguished and sophisticated.
Japanese designer Tomo Koizumi presented a colorful and quirky collection, featuring voluminous dresses and bright colors. The collection was inspired by Japanese art and pop culture. The designs were dramatic and extravagant, with ruffled dresses and bold prints.
Tokyo Fashion Week is a platform for emerging and established fashion designers to showcase their latest collections, and it’s an event that fashion enthusiasts should not miss. A well of inspiration!