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Misha Janette

Founder, tokyofashiondiaries.com

Misha Janette's Live Mosaic

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Biography

Journalist and freelance stylist Misha Janette has attracted attention for her avant-garde style blog Tokyo Fashion Diaries. Written in three languages, the blog quickly gathered a strong following for its fashion-forward posts on Japanese streetwear and designers, and, in 2011, was named "Top Tokyo Blog" by Vogue Japan.

In June 2012, alongside her blog, Janette also launched high-fashion wig brand Plumb, operated through her company Totteoki Inc. The company sells wigs in eye-popping colours and caters primarily to the flamboyant Japanese style set.

An American native, Janette moved to Tokyo in 2004 to pursue a course at the prestigious Bunka Fashion School. While at school, she working as an assistant for The Japan Times and began penning a regular column for the newspaper following her graduation in 2007.

Janette has also contributed to a number of international publications including The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald and Wallpaper. As a stylist, she has worked with Nicki Minaj and  Rinko Kikuchi .

Janette has also presented television shows for the NHK World Network and has collaborated with brands including Prada , Furla and Coach.

Career

Tokyofashiondiaries.com

Tokyofashiondiaries.com

Founder

2011 - Present

Tokyo, Japan

The Japan Times

The Japan Times

Education

Bunka Fashion College

Bunka Fashion College

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Vital Statistics

Born
1983
Nationality

United States

Location
Japan

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