jAPANS FAHION NIGHT OUT HIT OF WITH AN EMOTIONAL START WITH A SPEECH FROM CONDE NAST INTERNATIONAL CHAIRMAN JONATHON NEWHOUSE ABOUT THE TRAGIC TSUNAMI THAT STRUCK IN MARCH.
"We have come here from all over the world because we care deeply about Japan," Newhouse said. "The Japanese love for beauty has inspired artists, architects, poets, film makers, fashion designers and editors. It is perhaps the reason why historically, Japanese people are the foremost consumers of fashion and luxury goods in the world. We come here to show our respect for Japan, to give support to Japan, and to say thank you to Japan for inspiring us."
THE NIGHT STARTED WITH THE WORLDS TOP FASHION EDITORS WALKING FROM STORE TO STORE IN THE Omotesando and Aoyama SHOPPING DISTRICTS. ON THE WAY THEY VISITED THE SPECIAL EVENTS HELD SET UP BY DIFFERENT LABELS.