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OKADAYA: WHERE TO BUY FABRIC, CLOTH & TRIMMINGS IN TOKYO, JAPAN. SHINJUKU FALSE EYELASHES, COSTUME MAKEUP.


OKADAYA: WHERE TO BUY FABRIC, CLOTH & TRIMMINGS IN TOKYO, JAPAN. SHINJUKU FALSE EYELASHES, COSTUME MAKEUP. TOKYO FABRIC STORE: ODAKAYA, SHINJUKU. WHERE TO BUY JAPANESE FAKE EYELASHES, LOLITA ANIME COSPLAY WIGS, FEATHER BOAS, NAIL POLISH. costume wig halloween, visual kei makeup brands, drag queen outfits, trimmings ribbon lace in japan, cool fabrics sparkly, jrock wig

Look what the cat dragged in… I found more photos from Okadaya, the infamous fabric and trimmings store in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

The wall of rainbow boas reminds of of the bus in The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. (A must-see film. I hope I can catch the musical in NYC.)

WHERE TO BUY FABRIC, CLOTH & TRIMMINGS IN TOKYO, JAPAN. SHINJUKU FALSE EYELASHES, COSTUME MAKEUP: OKADAYA. TOKYO FABRIC STORE: ODAKAYA, SHINJUKU. WHERE TO BUY JAPANESE FAKE EYELASHES, LOLITA ANIME COSPLAY WIGS, FEATHER BOAS, NAIL POLISH. costume wig halloween, visual kei makeup brands, drag queen outfits, trimmings ribbon lace in japan, cool fabrics sparkly, jrock wig

There was a demo station for super-duper hairspray, which creates tall Visual Kei spikes. Aion would be proud…

WHERE TO BUY FABRIC, CLOTH & TRIMMINGS IN TOKYO, JAPAN. SHINJUKU FALSE EYELASHES, COSTUME MAKEUP: OKADAYA. TOKYO FABRIC STORE: ODAKAYA, SHINJUKU. WHERE TO BUY JAPANESE FAKE EYELASHES, LOLITA ANIME COSPLAY WIGS, FEATHER BOAS, NAIL POLISH. costume wig halloween, visual kei makeup brands, drag queen outfits, trimmings ribbon lace in japan, cool fabrics sparkly, jrock wig

Everything you need to be a Mad Hatter is in this store. Costume makeup, nail polish, gems, you name it.

OKADAYA: WHERE TO BUY FABRIC, CLOTH & TRIMMINGS IN TOKYO, JAPAN. SHINJUKU FALSE EYELASHES, COSTUME MAKEUP. TOKYO FABRIC STORE: ODAKAYA, SHINJUKU. WHERE TO BUY JAPANESE FAKE EYELASHES, LOLITA ANIME COSPLAY WIGS, FEATHER BOAS, NAIL POLISH. costume wig halloween, visual kei makeup brands, drag queen outfits, trimmings ribbon lace in japan, cool fabrics sparkly, jrock wig

The makeup floor has posters of Visual inspiration.

WHERE TO BUY FABRIC, CLOTH & TRIMMINGS IN TOKYO, JAPAN. SHINJUKU FALSE EYELASHES, COSTUME MAKEUP: OKADAYA. TOKYO FABRIC STORE: ODAKAYA, SHINJUKU. WHERE TO BUY JAPANESE FAKE EYELASHES, LOLITA ANIME COSPLAY WIGS, FEATHER BOAS, NAIL POLISH. costume wig halloween, visual kei makeup brands, drag queen outfits, trimmings ribbon lace in japan, cool fabrics sparkly, jrock wig

I haven’t tried this brand of neon hair dye, but if it’s Visual Kei approved, it can’t be bad right?

WHERE TO BUY FABRIC, CLOTH & TRIMMINGS IN TOKYO, JAPAN. SHINJUKU FALSE EYELASHES, COSTUME MAKEUP: OKADAYA. TOKYO FABRIC STORE: ODAKAYA, SHINJUKU. WHERE TO BUY JAPANESE FAKE EYELASHES, LOLITA ANIME COSPLAY WIGS, FEATHER BOAS, NAIL POLISH. costume wig halloween, visual kei makeup brands, drag queen outfits, trimmings ribbon lace in japan, cool fabrics sparkly, jrock wig

Eyelashes and feathers…

WHERE TO BUY FABRIC, CLOTH & TRIMMINGS IN TOKYO, JAPAN. SHINJUKU FALSE EYELASHES, COSTUME MAKEUP: OKADAYA. TOKYO FABRIC STORE: ODAKAYA, SHINJUKU. WHERE TO BUY JAPANESE FAKE EYELASHES, LOLITA ANIME COSPLAY WIGS, FEATHER BOAS, NAIL POLISH. costume wig halloween, visual kei makeup brands, drag queen outfits, trimmings ribbon lace in japan, cool fabrics sparkly, jrock wig

I’m tempted to roll around on the floor in Okadaya, laughing maniacally.

WHERE TO BUY FABRIC, CLOTH & TRIMMINGS IN TOKYO, JAPAN. SHINJUKU FALSE EYELASHES, COSTUME MAKEUP: OKADAYA. TOKYO FABRIC STORE: ODAKAYA, SHINJUKU. WHERE TO BUY JAPANESE FAKE EYELASHES, LOLITA ANIME COSPLAY WIGS, FEATHER BOAS, NAIL POLISH. costume wig halloween, visual kei makeup brands, drag queen outfits, trimmings ribbon lace in japan, cool fabrics sparkly, jrock wig

Wigs for Lolitas, cosplayers and host boys.

OKADAYA: WHERE TO BUY FABRIC, CLOTH & TRIMMINGS IN TOKYO, JAPAN. SHINJUKU FALSE EYELASHES, COSTUME MAKEUP.TOKYO FABRIC STORE: ODAKAYA, SHINJUKU. WHERE TO BUY JAPANESE FAKE EYELASHES, LOLITA ANIME COSPLAY WIGS, FEATHER BOAS, NAIL POLISH. costume wig halloween, visual kei makeup brands, drag queen outfits, trimmings ribbon lace in japan, cool fabrics sparkly, jrock wig

Halt! There are more photos from Okadaya in this post; come see.

Are you a crafty DIY person? Have you sewn or made accessories lately? If so, what?

Japanese Word of the Day: Kataru = Tell, talk
Song of the Day: Joy Division – Transmission (GothPhone! My iPhone ringtone is now this song.)

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26 Comments

  1. Posted January 4, 2011 at 3:40 am | Permalink

    Oh my god. I want to just fly to Japan for this store!! Well… There are other things I’d like to go to as well. (*coughconcertsclothingstoresizakayascafes)
    And I make things if I can and if it’s cheaper. I’ve made cosplays, sketchbooks, a wig, hair falls, etc.
    Right now, I’m designing a line to sell on Etsy. If you’d like I can send sketches~ XD

    • Posted January 4, 2011 at 6:31 pm | Permalink

      Fantastic! For sure, send me sketches and I can feature items on my blog.

  2. Posted January 4, 2011 at 4:43 am | Permalink

    Oh, man, that hairspray looks awesome! Bring me in your suitcase next time! <3

  3. Posted January 4, 2011 at 5:28 am | Permalink

    cool new pic!

  4. Posted January 4, 2011 at 6:41 am | Permalink

    I am definitely going there this month! thanks for the tip. :)

    • Posted January 4, 2011 at 6:32 pm | Permalink

      Yeahh it’s near the station!

  5. Posted January 4, 2011 at 12:12 pm | Permalink

    I am currently making a skirt, and the one I just finished was a suit on which I added stars: http://rockingdollmuseum.blogspot.com/2010/12/starry-suit-semi-results.html

    They’re all under the DIY tag!

    • Posted January 4, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Permalink

      Oh mein gott, so cute!

  6. Posted January 4, 2011 at 12:33 pm | Permalink

    *__________________________________________*

    this is the only coherent thing I can say right now. OMFG!!! that store is awesome! I have to go to Japan again just to see it xDD

  7. Posted January 4, 2011 at 2:30 pm | Permalink

    That is way too fucking awesome!!! ♥
    Thanks la La

  8. Posted January 4, 2011 at 4:44 pm | Permalink

    Just keep on doing what you do LaCarmina! Everytime I read your blog I’m more confident to go study Japanese next year <3. I could really need such stores and crazy life.

    If I can find some (fake)fur I'm planning to make a short jacket out of it and to remake this bum-pocket thing http://www.peacenow.net/commodity/201011/mens/photo/003/006.jpg with lots of shiny zippers!

    • Posted January 4, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Permalink

      Aww thank you! I know it’s frustrating to keep at learning Japanese but you can do it!

  9. Posted January 4, 2011 at 6:41 pm | Permalink

    I wish I could have one of those lolita wigs!! >.< Soo cutE!!

    • Posted January 6, 2011 at 3:50 am | Permalink

      I can never wear wigs… my head = too big >_<

  10. Posted January 4, 2011 at 10:04 pm | Permalink

    Yes, on the fact, making clothes is my full time job, hi hi… anything out of the common, on clothes, bijoux, accesories… by the way, I love to take a look to this blog from time to time to see the Japanese fashions.
    (If anyone wants to see my blog, here it is:) http://www.creaciones-alraune.es/blog

  11. Posted January 5, 2011 at 1:43 am | Permalink

    Heaven <3

  12. Posted January 5, 2011 at 1:43 am | Permalink

    aaaaaaawwwwww. its so unfair! i wanna go to japan and see all the cool stores. T^T

  13. Posted January 5, 2011 at 4:06 am | Permalink

    I love the boas!
    Right now I’m knitting a scarf for my girlfriend, but the things I’m most proud of having upcycled are a “Go vegetarian t-shirt” and a black mini-dress with the pride flag on the side.

    And I’d totally go for the orange and black eyelashes!

  14. Posted January 5, 2011 at 10:16 am | Permalink

    OMG. I could spends HOURS in that shop! :)

    • Posted January 6, 2011 at 3:51 am | Permalink

      Kitties + feathers = insanity!

  15. Posted January 6, 2011 at 2:30 pm | Permalink

    Awww nooooo!!! How could I have missed this place when I was in TKY just recently!? I could live there, given the chance. ^^ Thanks for the tip though, will definitely make my way there next time!!! (Esp loving the lashes, the hairspray and that fantastic selection of make up! (drool))

    • Posted January 8, 2011 at 10:18 am | Permalink

      Next time, you must check it out!! <3

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