Kawaii Meets Fashion with Sebastian Masuda at Japan Society

    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 of Harajuku kawaii culture, will speak at Japan Society March 26 … Continue reading Kawaii Meets Fashion with Sebastian Masuda at Japan Society

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 and start checking things off your list! THE TRADIONALIST: If … Continue reading The JC•NYC Japanese-Flavored Holiday Gift Guide!

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 ceremony space, Globus Chashitsu, the exhibition was on view … Continue reading Kimono Designer Showcases Contemporary Obi to New York