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Kengo Kuma is an architect celebrated equally for his use of local natural materials and his increasing focus on sustainability. With the new national stadium in Tokyo, he wants to express a new image of post-industrial Japan.

Decades of fashion fluidity have seen Japanese men develop their own cutting-edge sense of style. We talk to some of the guys who are leading the way with their distinctive looks

He made a splash with A Bathing Ape, designed Uniqlo stores around the world, and worked for the likes of Thom Browne and Pierre Hermé; reading the potential shopper’s subconscious mind is his secret, Japanese designer says

Chitose Abe and Jun Takahashi put on debut joint spring-summer 2018 show in Tokyo, echoing Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo’s collaboration in 1991