Instagram fashion sensation “Silver” Tetsuya, 84, who started doing fashion shoots at the instigation of his grandson, who works in advertising. The retired school principal turned farmer has more than 100,000 followers on the social media platform. Photo: courtesy of Instagram

Fashion celebrity and Instagram star Japanese grandfather, 84, shows age is no barrier to being hip

  • When ‘Silver’ Tetsuya’s grandson asked him if he’d dress with a little more daring, the retired school principal happily obliged. Both fell about laughing
  • Now, after 20 fashion shoots featuring looks from labels such as Dolce & Gabbana, Alyx and Loewe, he has 100,000 Instagram followers
Topic |   Fashion

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Instagram fashion sensation “Silver” Tetsuya, 84, who started doing fashion shoots at the instigation of his grandson, who works in advertising. The retired school principal turned farmer has more than 100,000 followers on the social media platform. Photo: courtesy of Instagram
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Kim Kardashian and models wear bodysuits from her new Kimono clothing line. Photo: Reuters

Kim Kardashian urged by Kyoto mayor to reconsider ‘Kimono’ as the name for her new shapewear line

  • Backlash against Kardashian was swift, with many social media users accusing her of cultural appropriation
  • Kadokawa’s objections were polite although he was at pains to point out the cultural significance of the garment
Topic |   Fame and celebrity

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Kim Kardashian and models wear bodysuits from her new Kimono clothing line. Photo: Reuters
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