Overdue Post from Tokyo

Miscellaneous photos from the reprobate recently trumpeted as "A Shaded View’s man in Tokyo":


Marc Jacobs at the Louis Vuitton trunk show in Tokyo in June. Grace Jones played the party.            I interviewed Marc for Numero Tokyo, edited by former Vogue fashion editor and Honeyee blogger Ako Tanaka.

Louis Vuitton president Yves Carcelle said the million-dollar show was "An opportunity for us to communicate directly with our important Asian audience, while giving them a small thank you for their support for Louis Vuitton throughout its history". Much appreciated.


At the Romain Kremer show, where I had the pleasure of being seated next to Chere Maitre.


Mihara Yasuhiro showed his SS ’07 womenswear line along with the collection he presented at the Milan menswear collections in July. "Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo" was rescheduled to run before "Olympus Fashion Week" but will revert to its original slot following Paris from next season.


Romance at Sunao Kuwahara, an A-net brand (like Tsumori Chisato, Zucca and Eri Utsugi’s new label mercibeaucoup,). The dorky spectacles of my trusty photographer Miura-san twinkle beside the model’s right shoulder. Seated in front of him (white blouse) is the delightful Okada-san from SO-EN.


The lovely Anne-chan, daughter of actor Ken Watanabe, at Triptych.


I visited the Undercover showroom last week to interview Takahashi-san for a piece to be published in JAL inflight mag Skyward. Had to snap one of the skull corsage numbers.


At the Surface 2 Air Tokyo womens pret-a-porter launch last week.


Later the same night Ann-Sofie Back showed a retrospective at Midwest as part of the store’s 30th anniversary celebrations.