Discover and shop the latest Japanese fashion trends
Japan is home to some of the most cutting-edge fashion trends in the world, and each year, Anime Expo takes pride in its efforts to showcase and introduce variety of Japanese fashion each year. Since the first Fashion Show in 2012, AX has featured over ten different authentic Japanese clothing brands, as well as a new generation of models. Attendees are able to shop each brands’ offerings in the Exhibit Hall, as well as meet the designers and guest models for autograph signings and/or photo opportunities.
We’re excited to announce all the participating brands, guest models, and other special guests for this year’s Fashion Show! All the brands in featured in the Fashion Show can also be found in the Exhibit Hall.
Acryl agitt is a men’s brand that expresses the concepts of surrealism, rock, art, and mode fashion with beatnik and street style. The designer samples graphics from all kinds of sources, creating his own style with thorough custom manufacturing. For each individual piece, graphics, concepts, and design processes are layered in pursuit of a spectacular collage of ideas.
Bunny and Black
Bunny and Black is a collaborative fashion brand by Melanie and Byron Black. Together they create wearable art inspired by Japanese fashion.
Established in 2007, galaxxxy is essentially a madcap world influenced by past and future music, Anime, and comet scattered virtual world. galaxxxy is collaborating with many up coming artists and illustrators, at the same time the team has been joined by more talents.
KOMACHI 2266531 Dark Lolita
Participating Brands: galaxxxy, h.NAOTO, JapanLA, Liz Lisa, and Sweet Happy My Melody Fashion Show styled by JapanLA
Guests: Kimura U (Japanese Ambassador of Cute, model, and designer of KOKOkim), Junnyan, h.NAOTO, DJ HEAVYGRINDER, and Shinya of Dir en grey
Sponsors: Rockstar Wigs and Gothic Lolita Wigs
Credits: Click here
Photos: Alex Hom
Participating Brands: KOKOkim, Swankiss, GHOST OF HARLEM
Guests: Kimura U (Japanese Ambassador of Cute, model, and designer of KOKOkim) and Saaya Hayashida (Designer of Swankiss)
Performance: Kimura U
Photos: Dennis Chu
Participating Brands: MA*RS, GLAvIL by tutuHA, GOLDS infinity, LIZ LISA doll, LIZ LISA, Tralala
Photos: Ben Chan
Participating Brands: galaxxxy, Kapibara-san, dolldelight
Guests: Misako Aoki (model and Japanese Ambassador of Cute) and Cyril Lumboy (designer of dolldelight)
Photos: Ben Chan