The point of the fashion in the light blue area and the angel area is the mystique of the heavenly world reflected on the surface of a clear lake, where you can feel the ephemerality and beauty, as expressed in the phrase "ephemeral, blue, and thunder."
The clothes in the light blue area are inspired by the sky blue of the heavens reflected in the clear lake.
Many of the clothes in the light blue area and the angel area have futuristic designs that have never existed before.
It looks like the clothes worn by VTubers, or it looks like clothes for avatars in the metaverse space that can be customized with VRChat... Maybe like Evangelion? ?
Yes, don't you feel like you're connected to the future when you wear light blue clothes that feature designs that make you feel like you've stepped out of anime or virtual reality?
Don't you feel that wearing light blue clothes will make you forget the gloomy reality of this world?
Don't you feel like you can become the strongest person in this world when you wear light blue clothes?
Light blue can also create a dreamy and romantic atmosphere as it is associated with angels and sea images.
At first glance, it seems that there is no element of "darkness" or "sickness" that can be seen in landmine fashion and subculture fashion that was popular until then. It is also said to be part of the Yumekawa-kei fashion because it is a light and dreamlike fashion.
Angels in the heavenly world have no gender and look innocent and innocent, so I used colors that produced a genderless and innocent look. Recently, more and more people are dressing their dolls in light blue, hoping to incorporate the fragility and beauty of the light blue neighborhood .
I feel that the fashion of the “light blue neighborhood” (read as “Mizuiro Kaiwai”) and the “angel neighborhood” (read as Tenshiki Iwai) is spreading.
The light blue area is one of the fashion trends that are gaining popularity in Harajuku.
This fashion wears a mysterious atmosphere like the heavenly world by wearing clothes based on light blue.
The atmosphere of angels who have somehow descended to the human world on earth.. The fashion of the angels and light blue neighborhoods is characterized by the futuristic atmosphere that goes beyond the common sense of the human world.
Y3K is the characteristic of fashion in the light blue area
There are various types of fashion coordination in the light blue area, but the most popular among them is the subculture jersey Y3K fashion.
In the light blue area and the angel area, a sweet and cute atmosphere is created by incorporating feminine details and accessories such as ruffles and lace into casual items using sporty materials such as jerseys.
The point of clothes in the light blue area is the mix of jerseys and unexpected elements.
The combination of two elements with a gap, the sporty jersey material and the unexpected design such as lace and frills is reminiscent of the "near future", so the clothes and worldview of the light blue and angel neighborhoods are "Y3K fashion". (The world view of the year 3000 AD).
Light blue and angelic clothes are basically based on light blue and white, but accessories often go with headdresses with lace decorations that are often seen in Lolita fashion. .
People who started fashion in the light blue area sometimes describe themselves as having entered the light blue area.
What is the relationship between Y2K fashion and Y3K fashion in the light blue area?
The fashion in the light blue area can be said to be a tribute to the revival of Y2K fashion (fashion in the year 2000), when subculture fashion was popular.
"Y2K" is an abbreviation for "Year 2000". In other words, it means "2000", and "Y2K fashion" is fashion that incorporates the trends of the 2000s.
“Y2K fashion” is currently attracting attention among Generation Z.
It is a fashion trend similar to so-called gyaru fashion, such as thick-soled long boots, loose socks, and miniskirts.
Tenshi Neighborhood Subculture Angel Cyber-style short-sleeved jersey setup with glittering moon and stars
Current trends in Y2K fashion include elements of Japanese gyaru culture, “grunge fashion,” fashion that uses damaged denim and rock band T-shirts, and K-pop idol outfits that interpret Y2K in a modern way. elements are included.
On the other hand, the light blue area and the angel area, which are said to be Y3K fashion, wear leg covers and arm covers instead of loose socks.
And instead of the thick-soled boots that were popular at Y2K , thick-soled sneakers are booming.
Instead of thick-soled shoes or loose socks, the leg covers are covered with a headdress worn in Lolita fashion, and the grunge details and zipper openings are expressed by attaching zippers to the sleeves.
The point of fashion coordination in the light blue area
The points of fashion coordination in the light blue area are as follows.
Wear light blue clothing.
Incorporate feminine design elements such as ruffles and lace.
Combine pastel colors and white.
- Coordinating white headdress used in Lolita fashion
- Create a futuristic vibe with thick-soled high-tech sneakers
- Wear evolutionary loose socks items such as leg covers
With a zipper design, long sleeves can be changed to short sleeves, etc.
Incorporates clothing designs in which grunge elements are converted into futuristic designs
- Express your individuality with hairstyles and makeup.
Comparing them like this, I feel that Y3K fashion, the Tenshi area and the light blue area, have evolved the fashion details of Y2K.
The characteristics of the subculture fashion that has been popular in recent years are that the elements of "sickness" and "darkness" are strong, and the fashion with a strong menhera element, such as landmines and landmine China, has been conspicuous.
Recently, many fashion trends have started in South Korea, and it was said that Shin-Okubo was bustling with people and that Harajuku was no longer the center of the city . "Tenshikaikai" (pronounced as Tenshikaiwai) is a street style that originated in Japan after a long absence and is popular among Generation Z.
Trends have gone from being created by magazines and brands to being unconsciously created by young people in the city.
The light blue neighborhood is developing not only as a fashion, but also as a culture. People who wear light blue fashion, such as anime and Vtubers, often wear light blue clothes, and I want to wear the same outfit as my favorite! It seems that there are many cases where the light blue area is adopted from the feeling that
People who wear light blue fashion sympathize with the color and image of light blue. The light blue neighborhood functions as a kind of community among Generation Z, and by wearing the fashion of the light blue neighborhood, Generation Z can feel a sense of camaraderie.
The light blue area is gaining popularity, especially among Generation Z. Generation Z is a generation that accesses information on the Internet and SNS and forms their own values. The light blue area is supported as a fashion that matches the values of Generation Z.
The light blue neighborhood has the potential to breathe new life into Japanese fashion culture. The light blue neighborhood is a fashion that reflects the values of Generation Z and is widely supported by Generation Z. The light blue neighborhood has the potential to create new trends in Japanese fashion culture.