Dear Shaded Viewers,

Shoji Fujii was in Japan these last few weeks and while he was there he visited Toshio Nakanishi, one of the living legends of Japan.
He is a musician and an artist who inspired many other artist and designers. He was in a band PLASTICS (that is the band in JM Basquiat’s movie) MELON, MAJOR FORCE,,,etc
Supporting RAMONES, TALKINGHEADS etc in late 70’s-80’s.

He was taking care of Grace Jones in Tokyo few weeks ago.

Shoji was staying at his old japanese house in the middle of Tokyo.
“I have never seen old japanese house with mixed decorations like his.” Shoji Fujii

All photographs are by Shoji Fujii

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.