Kate Sakai

Model and designer, K and Kate fur fur

Natural kawaii with new balance for future fashion.

“My whole outfit today is a subtle gradation of white to beige. This kind of natural look is easy to match in an everyday wardrobe, so I love it. It also fits a home interior. The more you use it, the better it suits your taste,” says Keito Sakai, a model and designer. “I believe that kawaii is becoming freer and freer, day by day. I like both the girlish style I’m wearing today as well as the hard-edged fashion. Recently, I noticed that a new balance of 70% cool and 30% girlish works well — for example, feminine ribbons and frills on top of cool black, gray, and navy colors.” She herself combines black nails and a studded black-toned iPhone case with her natural-colored dresses. Ms. Sakai really enjoys kawaii fashion.

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Paper fortune
おみくじ
Decorate anything
デコる
Shrine visit
参拝
Mt. Fuji
富士山
Monja
もんじゃ
Scramble crossing
スクランブル交差点
Yakatabune
屋形船
Ramen Museum
ラーメン博物館
International Avenue
国際通り
Okinawa soba
沖縄そば
Ryukyu Karate
琉球空手
Public market
公設市場
United Kingdom
Sailor Moon
Austraria
Final Fantasy X
Japan
ANA
Mexico
Street Fighter 4
I am your Yuzen
友禅の色
Machiya bars
京町家の夜
Moon watching
観月の夕べ
Unique use of Kyoto bathhouses
銭湯表現
GAME BAR
a gathering spot for grownups where old games are available
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
FUJIKO F. FUJIO MUSEUM
manga master who “visualized” children’s dreams
Daruma
達磨
Kimono
着物
Picks
楊枝
Cosmetics
化粧品
WASABI
山葵
URUSHI
漆芸
RICE CAKES
KATSUOBUSHI
鰹節
KOHEI NAWA
YAYOI KUSAMA
Nerhol
TAKU OBATA
SANJA MATSURI
MENBURYU
NACHI-NO-OGI MATSURI
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
JUDO
柔道
SHODO
書道
IAI
居合
NOH
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
SUMI-SHOKUNIN
墨職人
SHOGI
SHOGI
e-Sports
e-Sports
SPACE INVADERS
SPACE INVADERS
GAME CREATOR
GAME CREATOR