The best second-hand and vintage fashion in Tokyo: Koenji

    Fashion in Japan is not just the fetishised Harajuku modes. The scope and variety of style and fashion is what I love about Japan. There’s a strong sense of personal style, and each person is proud of their … Continue reading

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Vintage Shopping Around the World: JAPAN – Kyoto: “Three Star” Boutique

Second-hand clothes shopping is my kind of shopping. It’s a treasure-hunt and a bit of a gamble. I am bound to find something unique, something irreplaceable and it’s also environmentally friendly. Whenever I travel, I’m on the lookout for good … Continue reading

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Old Shanghai Street Scenes

Old Shanghai Street Scenes

Shanghai's "Shikumen" architecture combines the Chinese courtyard and Western archiecture. A lot of the housing in the older part of Shanghai is made of up these but the apartments are definitely taking over.  We didn't get to wander through Shikumen except … Continue reading

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