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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Karaoke
カラオケ
Food model
食品模型
Jinrikisha(Rickshaw)
人力車
Massage chair
マッサージチェア
Monja
もんじゃ
Tokyo Sky Tree
東京スカイツリー
Asakusa
浅草
Ramen Museum
ラーメン博物館
International Avenue
国際通り
Shiisaa
シーサー
Awamori
泡盛
Mangroves
マングローブ
Japan
VOCALOID
Japan
Saint Seiya
France
The Royal Doll Orchestra
Japan
Neon Genesis EVANGELION
Artisans’ Row
あじき路地
Secrets of autumn colors
紅葉
Maiko documentary
舞妓
Stay at a Buddhist temple
宿坊
BRAIN WAVE CAT EARS
cutting-edge tech joins Japan’s “fetish” (moe) culture
SPACE BROTHERS
super-popular manga depicts the dreams of youths dedicated to space
NEXT GENERATION
TOYOTA x STUDIO4°C collaboration begins a new PES Project called “Next Generation”
OSAMU TEZUKA
creator of Japan’s manga and anime cultures
Picks
楊枝
Elevator attendants
エレベーターアテンダント
Department store basement
デパ地下
Japanese knives
包丁
SOBA
蕎麦
URUSHI
漆芸
TEMPURA
天婦羅
KAISEKI
懐石
TABAIMO
YAYOI KUSAMA
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
MANABU IKEDA
MENBURYU
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
AWA ODORI
NIHONBUYO
日本舞踊
JUDO
柔道
SADO
茶道
KYUDO
弓道
SAMURAI AVATAR
侍アバター
FOOD MODEL CRAFTSMAN
食品サンプル職人
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工