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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Harajuku girl leads next-generation kawaii.
I want to become Hello Kitty, the icon of Japan.
Harajuku fashion is a way to express myself.
Toybox kawaii shop shows people power.
Kaminari-mon
雷門
Sumo wrestler
大相撲力士
Electrical goods store
家電量販店
Shrine visit
参拝
Edo kiriko
江戸切子
Harajuku girl
原宿ガール
Shinjuku
新宿
Roppongi Hills
六本木ヒルズ
Public market
公設市場
Awamori
泡盛
Ryukyu Karate
琉球空手
International Avenue
国際通り
Germany
STEINS;GATE
China
Kuroko's Basketball/ Magi
Japan
Hakuohki
Japan
Inu x Boku SS
Ikkyu-ji Natto
一休寺納豆
Viewing Japanese gardens in Kyoto
日本庭園
Kyoto Proverbs
Tea master
茶道家
NEXT GENERATION
TOYOTA x STUDIO4°C collaboration begins a new PES Project called “Next Generation”
AKIRA BIKE
enthusiasts create a dream machine from the world of Otomo’s AKIRA
OTAKU CAMERA
the app that makes anyone a manga character
VACUUM TUBE HEADPHONES
a key item to bridge dreams and reality
Nambu ironware
南部鉄器
Japanese sake
日本酒
Tenugui (Japanese towels)
手拭
Kimono
着物
WASABI
山葵
URUSHI
漆芸
ODEN
おでん
RAMEN
ラーメン
TABAIMO
Nerhol
TAKU OBATA
HISASHI TENMYOUYA
NEBUTA MATSURI
NIIHAMA TAIKO MATSURI
SANJA MATSURI
MENBURYU
SHODO
書道
NOH
KENDO
剣道
KYUDO
弓道
KATANA-KAJI
刀鍛冶
EDOKIRIKO
江戸切子職人
SUKIYA-DAIKU
数寄屋大工
SENSHOKU-KA
染織家