Tokyo Report: Hender Scheme

There has been a running dichotomy between sportswear and luxury for ages now and it seems like Japan wants more in on the action. Ryo Kashiwazaki of the Tokyo-based, genderless footwear brand,…

Tokyo Report: 25 years of Undercover retrospective

Rich in both artistic and pop cultural references, Undergound’s 25 year retrospective is a labyrinth through the brand’s designer / founder Jun Takahashi’s rebellious punk-inspired creative process. The retrospective traces the seminal…

Tokyo Report: Akiko Shinoda

On the last official day of the Tokyo Fashion Week show in Shibuya, Models.com met up with Akiko Shinoda, “Shinoda-san” as the formal title allows, a woman of petite stature but endless…