La Fondue Tokyo 4 with Calzedonia & Amazon Fashion Week TOKYO

Last month, La Fondue Tokyo had its fourth event in collaboration with Calzedonia Japan and Amazon Fashion Week TOKYO! It was probably one of the biggest fashion parties happening right in the middle of Tokyo Fashion Week, with a variety of DJ & live performances, colorful displays of the new Calzedonia collection and all the … Continue Reading

Tokyo Party Report by Samantha Mariko – July 2018

My second post in this series! For my July report, I’ll be introducing several different kinds of events, including a music festival, a masterclass, and reception parties. Ever since I started working at a PR company in Tokyo, I’ve had more access to really cool events happening in the area and it’s always fun to … Continue Reading

Portland State University Japan Night 2018 Faces of Japan

Portland State University’s Japanese Student Society has been hosting Japan Night for 10 years now, and this year I’m proud to say that I was invited to perform and speak as one of the headlining artists. With taiko, kendo, dance performances, and a special performance by headlining artist Eden Kai, Japan Night 2018 proved to … Continue Reading

La Fondue Tokyo 2

La Fondue Tokyo had a successful second party at Wall & Wall Omotesando on March 29th! With many talented artists, DJs and a variety of pop-up brands, our second party proved to be even more diverse than the last. Read on for more about La Fondue Tokyo II with amazing photography by my friend, Fu … Continue Reading

La Fondue Tokyo, A New Kind Of Party

Tokyo has always been my city of dreams, and I never cease to dream of doing new things and chasing new opportunities. I welcomed 2018 with a bang by making one of my dreams come true – I co-produced a party with an amazing team of creatives. Read on for more about the first ever … Continue Reading

Intimissimi Ginza Reception Party

Italian lingerie brand Intimissimi just opened their new location in Ginza, Tokyo this fall, and I had the pleasure of DJ-ing for their grand reception party this month with DJ Alisa Ueno. Read on for more about the party, the lingerie and the beautiful new store! イタリア発のランジェリーブランドIntimissimiが今年の秋、新しく銀座店をオープンしました。そして、ありがたいことに今月のレセプションパーティーで植野ありささんとDJをやらせていただきました!パーティーの様子やランジェリー、お洒落な店内をご覧になりたい方は是非進んで読んで下さい。 The beauty of Intimissimi I actually didn’t know … Continue Reading

MAKE UP FOR EVER Shinjuku Lumine 2 launch party

After waving goodbye to summer vacation, it’s time to put on those party shoes and get ready for the upcoming fall festivities. And what better way to welcome the fall season by DJ-ing for Make Up For Ever’s Shinjuku Lumine 2 store launch party! 夏休み明けは、秋にしか楽しめないイベントやパーティーが盛りだくさん!そんな中、世界的に有名なメイクブランド、メイクアップフォーエバーの新宿ルミネ2店のローンチパーティーで今月DJをやらせていただきました! Shinjuku Lumine 2 is a department store connected to JR … Continue Reading

FENDI x ELLE girl Japan party in Omotesando

Store opening parties are probably my favorite, because it means viewing a brand in a different light, with new and improved interior design and concept. Read on for more about the FENDI party at their Omotesando store in collaboration with ELLE Girl Japan. ブランドの新しい店舗のオープニングパーティーの良さは、そのブランドをもっと新鮮な角度から観れることと、リニューアルされたインテリアを楽しめることです。今回ご招待いただいたFENDI x ELLE Girl Japanのコラボレーションパーティーの華やかな様子を是非ご覧になって下さい!   FENDI Omotesando Store FENDI just recently … Continue Reading

MAKE UP FOR EVER Opening Reception Party at GINZA SIX

MAKE UP FOR EVER has finally made its way to Ginza, Tokyo, and I had the honor of getting the party started at the GINZA SIX store opening reception event. Read on for more about the launch of the GINZA SIX store and my DJing / MCing experience at this colorful event. メイクアップフォーエバーがとうとう銀座にもオープン致しまして、私はGINZA SIXでのオープニングレセプションパーティーでDJをやらせていただきました。GINZA SIX店やパーティーの様子を是非ご覧になって下さい! … Continue Reading

A Friday night at UCESS the Lounge

My second ever DJ set at UCESS the Lounge in Harajuku went surprisingly well, despite running late because the train stopped (boy, did I sweat it there!) and customers already in the venue waiting for the event to start. Last time I played for 40 minutes, but this time I played an hour-long set with … Continue Reading