Best of Tokyo Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2022 – Wearable and Avant-Garde Styles for the Planet

If you’re a fan of Japanese street fashion you know its iconic looks are followed around the world. Japanese fashionistas embrace the old and the new and are constantly mixing diverse fashion trends for the next extraordinary looks. Let’s  uncover the latest innovative offerings from Tokyo Fashion Week for both men and women.

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Otherworldly garments by Ryunosuke Okazaki, who references nature in his exotic works of art.

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I see a samurai butterfly, what do you see? Ryunosuke Okazaki.

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Shades of malachite. A sculpture, a fantasy, a poem? Ryunosuke Okazaki.

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Passionate pink floral symmetry. Ryunosuke Okazaki.

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Graphic gown in black and white seems about to take flight. Ryunosuke Okazaki. You need to see these fantastic fabrications in motion. Watch the video here.

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Twisted sister. This creation brings to mind fractals, in mathematics. Ryunosuke Okazaki.

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Modern take on prairie power dressing by Naokito Mizuka, image from his video.

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Layers of ruffles. What’s old is new. An updated concept of what is now contemporary style. Naokito Mizuka.

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At first glance this image brings to mind a vintage Victorian postcard. But look closer. Naokito Mizuka.

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The mastery is in the details. F/CE brand menswear.

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F/CE exceptional raincoat.

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Interesting hybrid of a sport vest crafted from suiting fabric. F/CE.

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Nine designer brands from Spain were invited to participate in Tokyo Fashion Week. Based on 18th century drawings, the floral and botanical prints on leather handbags by Loha Spain are absolutely breathtaking.

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Swoon-worthy handbag by Loha Spain.

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Sensational bucket bag. Loha Spain.

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This handbag is more than an accessory. It’s a blend of craftsmanship and art. Loha Spain.

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Designed by Tae Ashida for the world famous Jun Ashida brand. Luxurious one shoulder gown.

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Jun Ashida. Graphic wide leg trousers with coordinating top.

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Toile is universal. Jun Ashida

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Jun Ashida. Asymmetrical style.

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Jun Ashida. Elegant, sophisticated silver gown.

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Sublime chic. Luxe gold fabric with button accents. Jun Ashida.

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D-Vec brand, sportswear.

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References of a fly fishing vest. D-Vec.

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D-Vec. Elegant sportswear for men.

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Multi color sweater dressing by Hiroko Koshino.

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Hiroko Koshino.

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Hiroko Koshino.

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Hiroko Koshino.

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Maxi length kimono by Avasan of Spain.

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Avasan of Spain. Hand painted kimono.

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Heavenly kimono style jacket of silk dupiono by Avasan of Spain. The Soleil program of Tokyo Fashion Week promoted a number of luxury Spanish brands.

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Charming eyelet lace dress by Chono brand.

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Exceptional fabrics by Chono.

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Long tunic over full pleated skirt. Chono.

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Chono. Classic beauty.

Tokyo Fashion Week; we always expect the unexpected and we are never disappointed.

 

Diane Weisbeck

Diane Weisbeck is a native New Yorker. A luxury lifestyle content writer, Diane was a retail buyer for Lord & Taylor’s flagship store, a product design/developer for Saks Fifth Avenue’s corporate office and a Director of Retail for major museums and high end retailers. She assists global luxury brands with their marketing and brand strategies and is also a Fair Trade corporate art consultant.

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