Tokyo Party Report by Samantha Mariko – December 2018

I can’t believe it’s almost 2019! December turned out to be a pretty eventful month (I was going to multiple events in a single night a couple times this month, yikes!), and I’m hoping January will be just as busy. I hope you enjoy my December Tokyo Party Report! もうすぐ2019年なんて早すぎる!12月はいつも通りの忙しさで、クリスマスの日は熱でダウンしてしまいました。一晩にパーティー3〜4件回ってたりしたら、そりゃそうなるよね。皆さんも体調には気をつけて、来年も楽しい一年にしてください!12月のパーティーレポートも是非お楽しみください♡ efffy x Masami Yanagida Collection … Continue Reading

Christian Dior, Couturier du Rêve “Designer of Dreams” Exhibit

During the first week of my stay in Paris, the Christian Dior exhibit, Couturier du Rêve, or “Designer of Dreams,” opened its doors to the public at Les Arts Decoratifs. Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the creation of the House of Dior, this beautiful exhibit allows visitors to immerse themselves in the world of Dior, … Continue Reading

DMM.PLANETS Art by teamLab – A World of Wonder

Have you ever been to an installation that kept you in awe and wonder from start to finish? DMM.PLANETS Art by teamLab ~A World of Wonders~ definitely made an impact this summer. With multiple rooms of some of teamLab’s large-scale artworks, visitors can explore and immerse themselves in digital artwork and the largest Crystal Universe … Continue Reading

“Freedom Speech” photo & art exhibition by Marie Nakagawa

Earlier this week, I stopped by my good friend Marie‘s photo & art exhibition titled “Freedom Speech.” Held at Blue Books Cafe in Jiyugaoka, Marie and twin photographers Two Face Photograph teamed up to make this exhibition happen. Along with her photographs, you can check out her original artwork and remade denim pieces on display. … Continue Reading

Fujifilm New “Instax Share” launch event

Polaroids never go out of style. Although we live in an age where we can upload photos in seconds on our smartphones, the vintage feel of a simple polaroid is still sought after, even for SNS use. Fujifilm released the “Instax Share,” which is the handiest of devices for Instax lovers. You take a photo … Continue Reading

The Exhibition of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon at Mori Art Museum

  Sailor Moon is every girl’s dream – or at least it was for me growing up. The Mori Art Museum in Roppongi is presenting “The Exhibition of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon” until June 19th. My friend Sylvia and I decided to get our girly on and check out all the treasures and beautiful artwork … Continue Reading

Sanrio Expo 2016

Attending the Sanrio Expo in Tokyo is a dream come true for a Hello Kitty lover like me. Unbelievable amounts of kawaii at this event! Who’s your favorite Sanrio character? 今年のサンリオExpoに行けたのが夢見たい!子供の頃から大好きなキティーちゃんをたくさん楽しめました♡可愛いディスプレーやグッズがいっぱい!あなたの好きなサンリオキャラは誰ですか?  

NARUTO Exhibition

You know how sometimes, you’re determined to do something, accomplish something, and it somehow never goes through? It happens to me all the time, and I almost thought I wouldn’t be able to make it to the Naruto exhibition in Roppongi, Tokyo. I’ve been reading the manga series since I was 14 or 15, and … Continue Reading

Star Wars Exhibition, Tokyo

I finally had one day off (well, half a day since I had a last minute audition), so I checked out the Star Wars and Naruto Exhibitons at Mori Art Musuem in Roppongi Hills. My man is a huge Star Wars fan, but unfortunately, I’m not… but since my dad was also a Star Wars … Continue Reading

La Vie en Fleur Opening Party

Earlier this week, my friend Amy and I were invited to the opening party for Akiva Zama’s new shop, La Vie en Fleur, in Shirokanedai, Tokyo. The party was held right upstairs in the same building, in a cozy restaurant bar, and he also demonstrated his artistry with the beautiful arrangement shown in the first … Continue Reading