Japanese is a fusion of traditional Japanese and modern style. Most of the traditional Japanese clothing has evolved into street fashion despite the occasional genuine traditional clothing still can be encountered in some major cities of Japan. Japanese clothing styles began to emulate Western fashion since the 21 century and later morphed into what is called the ‘street fashion’. The term is used to describe the mode / style of clothing worn one over the latest fashion trends with a mix of traditional styles. Examples such as the Japanese made their own clothes while still wearing the basic material from a fabric store.
When asked about the Japanese fashion, perhaps most people will immediately thought of Harajuku style. Though Harajuku style is not the only style of Japanese street fashion. There is still a style of street fashion that is not as unique as Shibuya and Akihabara style. In addition, there are pop culture “derivative” manga, anime, and video games, that is cosplay, which combines elements of performing arts and fashion. ‘Street fashion’ has now become the most popular trend in Japan. It did not escape the role of young Japanese children who wore strange clothes in various urban areas such as Harajuku, Ginza, Odaiba, Shinjuku and Shibuya. Some examples of styles popular in Japan among others, Lolita, Cosplay, Kogal, Ganguro, Bosozoku, and Elegant Gothic Aristrocrat
Japanese street fashion styles are often extreme and “crashing” the standard normal fashion. The young Japanese urban confidently popularized the fashion style and makeup of their unique and amazing with the street parade. Now, the style of Japanese street fashion has become a “mecca” of the fashion world today there are many different styles of dress in Japan, as well as clothes from local brands blend with foreign brands. Some types of clothing styles that seem extreme and may be viewed as a pioneer of art which is equivalent to the fashion models in Europe. The magazine is one of the media who introduced ‘street fashion’ in Japan.