Designer Vintage Items for Anime Lovers. (Luxury vintage if you love Japan).

Designer Vintage Items for Anime Lovers. (Luxury vintage if you love Japan).

If you love Japanese culture these pieces are for you.


For centuries art has been fascinated by Japanese culture. So called "Japonisme" dominated the fashion scene from late XIX century till the early decades of 1900s. In modern fashion these influences are still visible from collabs to catwalks. Here are some of them. 


1. Louis Vuitton x Takashi Murakami collaboration.


Picture of Takashi Murakami with his art


The collaboration between LV and Takashi Murakami (called the "Japanese Warhol") is one of the most well-know fashion collaborations to this day. Louis Vuitton iconic bags were adorned with comic-like Pandas, fruits and cherry blossoms successfully mixing Japanese pop-culture with Italian craftsmanship. 

Discover authentic Murakami's bags here: BAGS.


2. Prada Kitten Heels.



Prada has often drawn inspiration from Japanese culture, infusing its designs with nods to the country's art, tradition, and aesthetics. Inspired by the Obi belt, these Prada kitten-heeled mules are an obvious reference to Japan. Made mostly of leather and silk they depict stunning flowers and samurai crest-inspired symbols. 

Discover authentic Prada heels here: HEELS.


3. John Galliano Japan-inspired Spring 2007 collection.


John Galliano Japanese-inspired show


Called "brilliant" and "extraordinary" by Vogue, the 2007 S/S fashion show was (as Galliano said) inspired "by Pinkerton's affair with Cio-Cio San, Madame Butterfly". Set against a backdrop reminiscent of a serene Japanese garden, the collection was a stunning fusion of Eastern influences and Galliano's signature theatricality. The runway showcased an exquisite array of kimono-inspired silhouettes, adorned with intricate floral motifs and delicate embroideries. Models floated down the catwalk in garments that seamlessly married traditional Japanese craftsmanship with Dior's haute couture finesse.4. Vintage Dior Japanese Clogs.


4. Prada 2013: Modern Geisha's Footwear. 


Prada 2013 footwear inspired by Japanese geta sandals.


In her collections, Miuccia Prada, the creative force behind the brand, has often expressed an admiration for Japanese artistry and its unique blend of modernity and tradition. Her 2013 show featured shoes that paid homage to the iconic geta—a traditional Japanese sandal. For some it is an example of controversial culture appropriation, for others, of Miuccia Prada's ability to reimagine and modernize elements from diverse cultures thus blurring boundaries between them.



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