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Tokyo's Street Movement Has Fashionable Shock Value

 - Jan 5, 2010   Updated: Aug 17 2011
References: visboo
The Harajuku street style of Japan is known for its wild and edgy looks. Blending Gothic, Emo, Cyberpunk along with many others, Japan's modern street style is truly a random fashion mash up.

This gallery of images displays some of the most extreme looks in modern Harajuku. With strikingly vivid colors, and eccentric appeal, this is one fashion movement that rates high for shock value. Feel free to browse through this gallery and visit the related trends below.

Implications - As Westerners look in, Tokyo has become a beacon of street style and sartorial flair. The emergence of style blogs have helped to propel this fashion movement, and more importantly, exposed other consumers to the unconventional choices of this group. Businesses should look to subcultures all over the world for inspiration.