Harajuku Fashion



Do you think Harajuku fashion is for you?

Aniah Michelle Farrar, Club Member

Have you ever heard of Harajuku Fashion? If not, then here’s your chance to learn a few things about this colorful and creative clothing fashion that originated in Tokyo, Japan.

Although you’ve most likely never heard of this before, Harajuku Fashion is not new! This fun way of dressing was here since the early 1980s; however, it was more popularized in the 1990s by a photographer, Shoichi Aoki, and became known in the West in the 2000s.

The Harajuku clothing style was named after the Harajuku Station in Tokyo; many of the youth in this area was dressed with different colorful and expressive designs!

Weird as it seems, more and more Americans are starting to dress in the Harajuku Fashion. If you’re interested in trying out this style, then there are more than enough choices to choose from; sweet lolita, gothic lolita, visual kei, cosplay, etc.!

There are more than enough Harajuku clothing varieties that can fit your style or the things that you find pleasing to look at!