Evolution of fashion trends in Shibuya・Harajuku   1980~

Evolution of fashion trends in Shibuya・Harajuku 1980~

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Evolution of fashion trends in Shibuya・Harajuku   1980~ Evolution of fashion trends in Shibuya・Harajuku   1980~ Takenoko-zoku  primary color large pattern 1980

Takenoko-zoku was very popular in the first half of the 1980s. During this period, young people gathered in Yoyogi Park in Harajuku, Tokyo, and in the pedestrian area (Pedestrian Paradise in Harajuku), they took radio cassette recorder, along with the music, they often danced in the street.

The name of "Takenoko-zoku" comes from the "Boutique Takenoko", a famous attraction where was frequented by overseas tourists.

Evolution of fashion trends in Shibuya・Harajuku   1980~ Karasu-zoku, 1982 Black clothing

In the first half of the 1980s, "Karasu-zoku", a fashion of "Dressed In Black" was also very popular. This was a unique fashion expression that abandons the established ideas of clothing, and the heyday of DC (Designer's & Character's abbreviated name) Brand, which had brought shock to the world, was also ushered.

Evolution of fashion trends in Shibuya・Harajuku   1980~ Ganguro GAL, 1999 exaggerated makeup bright accessories gorgeous manicure and hair color black skin platform shoes

Ganguro GA, which set off a boom in the second half of the 1980s, was characterized by the tanned complexion. Bright and dazzling hair color, exaggerated gorgeous makeup and beautiful costumes combined to form a very eye-catching fashion.

Evolution of fashion trends in Shibuya・Harajuku   1980~ Lolita fashion, 2000 Lace Bow Gorgeous

Lolita fashion, which had been widely recognized in Japan since 2004, is a beautiful and small devil-like fashion style that expresses the girl’s innocence. This was derived from the ambiguity and imagination of European and American culture, and became a unique and fashionable Japanese fashion, also known as the "adult girl costume". Today, not only in Japan, it is also widely publicized abroad.

Evolution of fashion trends in Shibuya・Harajuku   1980~ Mori Girl, 2009 air sensation  A Line natural color beret small animals

This fashion was based on the theme of “girls who come out of the forest” and was a kind of girlish taste that likes to ease the loose feeling. Natural & Relax is the key word for it. Originally, it was often found at Koenji, Shimokitazawa, Daikanyama and other places, since the spring of 2009, Mori Girl has been widely publicized in Harajuku.

Evolution of fashion trends in Shibuya・Harajuku   1980~ After 2010

After 2010, there has been basically no such above-mentioned fashion that set off a huge craze, people gradually integrate themselves into their the elements that match their feelings and values to express their own personality. In Harajuku, we can see all kinds of fashions, such as “retro fashion” and “OJI fashion” and “Yama-Girl” etc. which incorporate the above and previous fashion elements and so on.

Then which fashion do you like in Japan? It’s also a pleasure to come to Harajuku to see the fashion of different people!

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