Tokyo Blue Coordinate

Tokyo Blue Coordinate

I bought these striped blue wide legged pants at Cecil McBee in Shibuya 109, a popular department store for teen girls/young women in Tokyo. 109 used to be known as a mecca for gyaru culture back in the mid 2000s, but recently the trend has died out. Gyaru involved tanned skin, bleached hair, and heavy makeup, but there were many different gyaru styles within the subculture. You can still see men and women (the men's version of gyaru was called gyaru-o) rocking the styles, but it's much less common, and 109 has changed…continue reading →