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Episode #110 Tokyo, Capital of T-shirt Culture
Are t-shirts with messages a way of communication?
We visit the t-shirt scene in Harajuku to find out more!
Plus, learn about the first store to only sell white t-shirts.
In the studio, we welcome a vintage t-shirt expert to learn how to differentiate between different types of vintage tees! [UTC]
September 6, Fri. 0:30 / 6:30 / 13:30
#FFFFFFT The world's first select shop to sell only white t-shirts. Here, you can find high-quality white tees from Japan and around the world. With a product lineup that changes weekly, you can almost always find a line of customers waiting to get in. The shop only closes on certain Saturdays. Place: Jinguumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
anytee A shop that sells vintage good with a focus on t-shirts. The actual shop is only open on certain days, but you can shop from their website at any time. Place: Arakawa, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo
Choom A writer and chief editor for a magazine. She introduces a Harajuku fashion style for adult women that uses pastel colors.
3-way transparent tote bag
Eriko Aoki She introduces how to make a 3-way transparent bag by using ropes.
A sewing specialist skilled at making bags and small items. Her simple designs are a big hit with consumers. She has also released books about handicraft and knitting.
Ryu Takahashi A vintage t-shirt collector. He started collecting vintage tees as a hobby in high school and now has a collection of around 700 to 800 t-shirts. He periodically holds events for his t-shirt collection.
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