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  • [ October 15, 2017 2:00 pm to October 21, 2017 2:00 pm. ]  

 

While in New York as a contributor to the Fudangi Fun exhibit, Anji SALZ @salztokyo will also be hosting two exciting workshops!

Anji SALZ is a German native who fell in love in kimono after moving to Japan. As a stylist, writer, and influencer, she works with kimono on a daily basis in Tokyo. She also offers [...]

    Kimono and Nihongami Workshops in NYC

    [ October 15, 2017 2:00 pm to October 21, 2017 2:00 pm. ]     While in New York as a contributor to the Fudangi Fun exhibit, Anji SALZ @salztokyo will also be hosting two exciting workshops! Anji SALZ is a German native who fell in love in kimono after moving to Japan. As a stylist, writer, and influencer, she works with kimono on a daily basis in Tokyo. She also offers [...]

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  • [ October 12, 2017 12:00 pm to October 15, 2017 6:00 pm. ]  

[caption id="attachment_18592" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Official Fudangi Fun poster from Globus Washitsu Facebook[/caption]

Fudangi Fun: Everyday Kimono Exhibit

Thursday, October 12 until Sunday, October 15 from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Globus Washitsu – 889 Broadway at 19th Street

Admission: Free

In conjunction their ongoing Kimono Visionaries Series, Globus Washitsu is hosting a new exhibition Fudangi Fun: Everyday Kimono starting October [...]

    Fudangi Fun: Everyday Kimono Exhibit

    [ October 12, 2017 12:00 pm to October 15, 2017 6:00 pm. ]   [caption id="attachment_18592" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Official Fudangi Fun poster from Globus Washitsu Facebook[/caption] Fudangi Fun: Everyday Kimono Exhibit Thursday, October 12 until Sunday, October 15 from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Globus Washitsu – 889 Broadway at 19th Street Admission: Free In conjunction their ongoing Kimono Visionaries Series, Globus Washitsu is hosting a new exhibition Fudangi Fun: Everyday Kimono starting October [...]

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  • It is time to get your holiday shopping done, but don’t worry, Japan Culture•NYC has great suggestions for everyone. For our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide, we have ideas for all ages and even suggestions for the toughest person on your list. Please check out our curated list of local stores, establishments, and gift ideas. We [...]

    The 2016 Japanese-Themed Holiday Gift Guide!

    It is time to get your holiday shopping done, but don’t worry, Japan Culture•NYC has great suggestions for everyone. For our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide, we have ideas for all ages and even suggestions for the toughest person on your list. Please check out our curated list of local stores, establishments, and gift ideas. We [...]

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  • [ February 19, 2016; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]  

 

[caption id="attachment_15639" align="aligncenter" width="500"] ©Kimono Artisan Kyoto[/caption]

Kimono on the Runway: Traditional Elegance in High Fashion

Friday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues)

Admission: $13/$10 Japan Society members, seniors, and students

If there is one garment that represents Japanese culture and heritage, it is the kimono. The kimono as [...]

    Japan Society Presents a Talk on Kimono Traditions

    [ February 19, 2016; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]     [caption id="attachment_15639" align="aligncenter" width="500"] ©Kimono Artisan Kyoto[/caption] Kimono on the Runway: Traditional Elegance in High Fashion Friday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $13/$10 Japan Society members, seniors, and students If there is one garment that represents Japanese culture and heritage, it is the kimono. The kimono as [...]

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  • Have you finished your holiday shopping yet for this year? Perhaps you thrive off last-minute shopping. Or maybe the warmer weather this season is throwing you off? Either way, we have complied a list of the top 5 Japanese-related, last-minute gifts in the New York area. Most you can get online or are just a [...]

    Jen’s Top 5 Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

    Have you finished your holiday shopping yet for this year? Perhaps you thrive off last-minute shopping. Or maybe the warmer weather this season is throwing you off? Either way, we have complied a list of the top 5 Japanese-related, last-minute gifts in the New York area. Most you can get online or are just a [...]

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  • Beyond Kimono was more then just a fashion show; it was an evening of Japanese culture for all five senses featuring fashion, dance, piano, food and drink hosted by Be JAPON, a non-profit organization. Be JAPON is dedicated to presenting Japanese beauty to the world under its concept “tradition and creation.” Held at Chelsea’s Holy [...]

    A Fashion Show That Was Beyond Kimono

    Beyond Kimono was more then just a fashion show; it was an evening of Japanese culture for all five senses featuring fashion, dance, piano, food and drink hosted by Be JAPON, a non-profit organization. Be JAPON is dedicated to presenting Japanese beauty to the world under its concept “tradition and creation.” Held at Chelsea’s Holy [...]

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  • Twice a year I have the amazing opportunity to travel to Tokyo for inspiration trips for my job as a design director of an accessories company. The purpose of the trips is to study trends, specifically of the young, fast fashion crowd. I spend most of my time in the trendiest areas of Shibuya and [...]

    Top Five Tokyo Fashion Trends

    Twice a year I have the amazing opportunity to travel to Tokyo for inspiration trips for my job as a design director of an accessories company. The purpose of the trips is to study trends, specifically of the young, fast fashion crowd. I spend most of my time in the trendiest areas of Shibuya and [...]

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  • [ March 25, 2015; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]  

 

[caption id="attachment_13491" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Sebastian Masuda ©Sebastian Masuda[/caption]

Kawaii Meets Art and Fashion: An Evening with Sebastian Masuda

Wednesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Japan Society - 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues)

Tickets: $12/$8 Japan Society Members

Kawaii lovers of the New York area, mark your calendars! Sebastian Masuda, a visual artist known as the pioneer [...]

    Kawaii Meets Fashion with Sebastian Masuda at Japan Society

    [ March 25, 2015; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]     [caption id="attachment_13491" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Sebastian Masuda ©Sebastian Masuda[/caption] Kawaii Meets Art and Fashion: An Evening with Sebastian Masuda Wednesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society - 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Tickets: $12/$8 Japan Society Members Kawaii lovers of the New York area, mark your calendars! Sebastian Masuda, a visual artist known as the pioneer [...]

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  • Are you concerned because you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet?  Don’t worry; JapanCulture•NYC has you covered with our last-minute Holiday 2014 Gift Guide! We have broken it down to 5 different groups: The Traditionalist, The Foodie, The Fasshonisuta, The Otaku & The Japanophile. Check out our curated suggestions below from local establishments or artists [...]

    The JC•NYC Japanese-Flavored Holiday Gift Guide!

    Are you concerned because you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet?  Don’t worry; JapanCulture•NYC has you covered with our last-minute Holiday 2014 Gift Guide! We have broken it down to 5 different groups: The Traditionalist, The Foodie, The Fasshonisuta, The Otaku & The Japanophile. Check out our curated suggestions below from local establishments or artists [...]

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  • JapanCulture•NYC recently welcomed Jen Green on board as our Fashion Editor. Read all about her background and how she became interested in Japanese culture here. Jen attended an obi exhibition and filed this report.
In late October, kimono designer Hirotaka Asano had his first exhibit in the United States. Held in the authentic tatami and tea [...]

    Kimono Designer Showcases Contemporary Obi to New York

    JapanCulture•NYC recently welcomed Jen Green on board as our Fashion Editor. Read all about her background and how she became interested in Japanese culture here. Jen attended an obi exhibition and filed this report. In late October, kimono designer Hirotaka Asano had his first exhibit in the United States. Held in the authentic tatami and tea [...]

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