In the world of fashion, trends come and go, but Japanese streetwear remains a consistent force to be reckoned with. This isn’t to be confused with the more general Asian streetwear term as every culture has their own take on streetwear. This unique blend of urban aesthetics, cultural influences, and avant-garde designs has taken the global fashion scene by storm, and right now, there are several standout trends that are making waves in the realm of Japanese streetwear.
If you’re anything like us, you’ve been dying to get your hand on a plane ticket to Japan the moment the border opens up. After all, it’s been nearly two years since tourists have been allowed to enter the country due to their strict Covid protocols and guidelines. We’re hoping that it’s the home stretch at this point, and we will all be allowed back into Japan by 2022. And if that is the case, we best come prepared with outfits to impress on this long overdue trip. Today, we’re going through some of our favorite cities in Japan, and our take on the best outfit choices for each place. If you need a refresher on The Types of Asian Streetwear, particularly Japanese streetwear, you can check back on our previous blog post!
Nicole Zefanya, better known as NIKI, was born in Jakarta Indonesia in 1999. From a young age, she had shown an interest in music, learning the guitar from being self-taught at the tender age of 9. By 15, NIKI was able to garner some attention from being the opening act for one of Taylor Swift’s Red tour. From there NIKI heavily pursued music, maintaining a Youtube before officially releasing her original singles under her Spotify. By 2017 she had signed on with 88rising under their label and have since become an advocate for empowering Asian Americans and being the voice of the under-represented in the music community. Today, you can find NIKI creating music and spreading her message and passion on popular Asian festivals like 88rising.
It’s that time of the year again! We’re talking about extreme retail therapy that is perfectly justified from amazing deals. Some people wait all year for this since it’s hard to find a day with deals any better than this. So Black Friday sales just around the corner, we know you’re just as savvy as us when it comes to sale prioritization. After all, one mistake and you could be missing out on the next back Black Friday streetwear deal. That’s why you got us this year - we’ve compiled together our top streetwear Black Friday deals 2021 for you to take note of and be the first to snag the best sales before anyone else. Here is our take on the best streetwear Black Friday deals.
During these last few years, it seems like cute Asian fashion has taken the world by storm. Whether it was the popularization of Kpop fashion that inevitably made its way to the West, or the viral video trends of Asian girl fashion on Tik Tok, the growing interest in cute Asian clothes cannot be dismissed. Of course, for one that is trying to get into the cute Asian clothing scene, it can be a little overwhelming knowing where to start when it comes to building your closet. Here at Lychee the Label, we are experts in Asian girl fashion, and hope to share with you some of our popular finds when researching for cute Asian fashion trends. Today, we’ll be guiding you through the top picks for Asian girl style and discuss cropped sweaters, pastel colors, plaid skirts, streetwear, cut-out shorts and dresses.
With the proliferation of Asian hate crimes on the rise since 2020, we felt the need to address the support that is needed in the Asian community now more than ever. We want to remind everyone affected by this negativity to stand strong do their part in spreading awareness. We want to take this time to praise some of the amazing Asian-owned brands and show our own way of support by advocating their message and vision, whether it is to empower, to preach about freedom, sustainability, or to bring attention to the issues of inclusivity in the LGBTQ community. Here are our picks of Asian-owned streetwear brands you can support right now (and forever).