The Roots of Kawaii with 6%DokiDoki

Friday evening Royal T hosted “The Roots of Kawaii: a tribute to the artwork of  Rune Naito, whose big-eyes girls and cutesy animal drawings have made him a pioneer in Kawaii. The event had some of Naito’s prints on sale, but it was primarily museum-like displays of his many illustrations.

Kawaii is the Japanese conception of “cuteness”, and 6%DokiDoki’s fashion show celebrated the style with excitement as the models frolicked onstage to the cheers of the crowd, who were fans of particular models. The shop had some great gifts, including a Medicom Toy pop-up shop. It’s definitely worth a stop during your holiday shopping.

Photo gallery after the jump!

Elise Thompson

About Elise Thompson

Born and raised in the great city of Los Angeles, this food, culture and music-loving punk rock angeleno wants to turn you on to all that is funky, delicious and weird in the city. While Elise holds down the fort, her adventurous alter ego Kiki Maraschino is known to roam the country in search of catfish.
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