Akiko Shinoda (in red sweater) flanked by Nick Wooster (on her right) with Japanese designers at Tokyo Fashion Week.

Tokyo Fashion Week’s Akiko Shinoda on why Japanese designers are too shy and modest

  • On the eve of Tokyo Fashion Week, we talk to Akiko Shinoda, the woman trying to put Japanese fashion under the global spotlight
  • She talks about the importance of fashion week and how Japanese designers need to spread their horizons
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Akiko Shinoda (in red sweater) flanked by Nick Wooster (on her right) with Japanese designers at Tokyo Fashion Week.
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Tomo Koizumi's collection charmed even the most jaded fashion fans at New York Fashion Week, in February. Photo: for The Washingtion Post by Jonas Gustavsson/MCV Photo

From Karl Lagerfeld’s death to notable newcomers, the autumn-winter Fashion Weeks had everybody talking

  • Mature models, miniature bags and Alessandro Michele’s madcap earpieces – there was never a dull moment in New York, London, Milan or Paris
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Tomo Koizumi's collection charmed even the most jaded fashion fans at New York Fashion Week, in February. Photo: for The Washingtion Post by Jonas Gustavsson/MCV Photo
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