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The Japanese tendency to focus obsessively on a single subject is, though bordering on stereotype, nonetheless very much a thing. Otaku and their obsessions are famed worldwide, but at the other end of the style spectrum, Tokyo is also home to clothing and accessory labels fanatically dedicated to the pursuit of perfection in one single type of product. Contrary to popular perception, many demonstrate that ‘Made in Japan’ quality can be surprisingly affordable. From long-established names to some up-and-coming younger talent, we take a tour of the city’s style specialists.
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