Posts Tagged ‘ Shibuya ’

Shibuya Crossing

Jun 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Photo Gallery

Shibuya crossing is one of the busiest pedestrian intersections in the world and is a vibrant place where just standing on the corner and watching the people will give you a sense of modern Japan. Video screens on each corner vie noisily for your attention along with bright blinking neon billboards and vibrant advertisements that […]

Fashion Forward or Fashion Faux Pas in Shibuya?

Mar 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Lifestyle

An aimless stroll though the windy and hilly streets of Shibuya led me towards the entrance plaza of Yoyogi Park where the street fashion that the area has come to be associated with is ever present.  The area is well known for it’s youthful vibe and funky fashion sense.  From a western perspective the fashion […]

Traditional Japanese Attire or Publicity Stunt?

Mar 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dressed in a bright yellow kimono, toting a kasa (umbrella), and playing a drum with symbols perched on top, the young woman in the photo below was not doing so to further our education in all things Japanese.  In fact she was part of an advertising campaign for a nearby store in the trendy neighborhood […]