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 – September 2018

September was another busy month of events (but perhaps not as busy as August). The crispness of the fall season has arrived, along with various AW collection reveals. From beauty to music to fashion, I had the pleasure of attending or working for various events. I hope you enjoy this short but sweet party report … Continue Reading

Tokyo Party Report by Samantha Mariko – June 2018

I attend a good amount of reception parties and events every month as a blogger, model and DJ. Although I do post about it on my Instagram and/or Twitter, I regret that many of the parties haven’t made it to my blog. So, I decided to do a monthly Tokyo party report with a short … Continue Reading

Launch of NYX Cosmetics Japan

I’ve dreamed so long for the day to come, and it’s finally here! NYX Cosmetics has officially launched in Japan, and their first store opened on Friday, March 16th at the Harajuku/Omotesando Tokyu location. I’ve been following along on their journey, from media presentations to a demonstration by makeup artist Jordan Liberty, and I’ve enjoyed … Continue Reading

Jason Wu for Atelier Swarovski at Swarovski Ginza

Last week, I had the honor of attending the 10-year anniversary party of Atelier Swarovski and Swarovski Ginza. And to celebrate this remarkable anniversary, Swarovski Ginza invited Taiwanese-American fashion designer Jason Wu for an evening of cocktails, as well as having his beautiful collaboration collection on display during the party. Read on for more about … Continue Reading

Women drawn by women – Prada Spring Summer 2018 Collection Party

On Friday night, Prada celebrated the launch of their Spring/Summer 2018 collection in Tokyo at their Aoyama Flagship store. The entire collection was a pop of bright colors from various comic-inspired designs for both the men’s and women’s collections. But there was more to the collection than I had imagined, a not-so-hidden meaning behind the … Continue Reading

New Balance ICONIC 574 x ELLE girl Japan

The New Balance ICONIC 574 sneaker is a classic that has been loved by many over the years, and this spring, they are introducing 4 new colors for the women’s collection. In collaboration with ELLE girl Japan, they put together a special event for bloggers and influencers at Tenoha Daikanyama to celebrate the launch of … 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

Louis Vuitton 2018 SS Men’s Collection Launch Party

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always known Louis Vuitton for their quality leather goods, the classic logo design recognizable anywhere in the world. So when I was invited to the Louis Vuitton Men’s collection launch party for their 2018 Spring Summer line, I was in for a pleasantly tropical surprise. Read on … 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