Posts tagged "原宿"
Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi 2014

Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi 2014

An unexpected trip to Tokyo in late August gave me the opportunity to introduce my young daughter to many of the great neighborhoods I love to photograph and write about, and scout out a few for future projects. But there were two special events I wanted to include in Volume 2 while they are fresh,...
Takeshita Street in Harajuku

Takeshita Street in Harajuku

In roughly the midsection of Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward you will find the area commonly referred to as Harajuku (原宿)—technically, it’s Jingūmae 1-chōme—the epicenter of all that is young and edgy, with particular emphasis on fashion. It is from here that pop icons like Gwen Stefani take their style cues. At Harajuku’s heart, Takeshita Street (竹下通り Takeshita-dōri)...