‘Japanese Style’ Category

  1. The popularity of quality clothes in Japan


    November 23, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    “Analysts estimate that 20 percent of all luxury goods are sold in Japan and another 30 percent to Japanese traveling …
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  2. Why do the Japanese spend so much on clothing?


    February 19, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    “For example, why have the Japanese been so interested in fashion — arguably far beyond other cultural fields? As Japanese …
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  3. Cobbler’s Web on Instagram


    May 6, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    Jun, the mystery man behind the famed old Cobbler’s Web, has joined Instagram, and delights his readers with glimpses of …
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  4. Interview with Hiro Yanagimachi


    February 23, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? HY: I am 49 years old and a bespoke shoemaker. VR: Your educational background? HY: …
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  5. The world according to Hirofumi Kurino


    February 3, 2014 by Ville Raivio

Only a beautiful life is worth living.

"If John Bull turns around to look at you, you are not well dressed; but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable".
~ Beau Brummell