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A fashion show to make you SMILE

March 25, 2021 12:51 IST

Hugs, hope and some love... what the world needs today.

Back in October 2020, Japanese Designer Tetsuya Doi of RequaL≡  embraced an avant-garde approach to fashion for his debut show at Tokyo Fashion Week.

While showcasing his work at the Rakuten Fashion Week in Tokyo this week, Tetsuya was inspired by his childhood experience of visiting the United States as a boy.

Turning the clock back to the time when everything seemed happy and promising, Tetsuya hopes to give people something positive in these grim times.

IMAGE: A model showcases a layered silhouette in classic colours.
Tetsuya chose a young cast to walk the ramp as he strongly believes the younger generation has the power to change the future.
Photographs: Christopher Jue/Getty Images


IMAGE: Models dressed as adorable teddy bears took to the ramp.


IMAGE: The collection featured oversized ponchos in vibrant colours and outrageous hair styles.


IMAGE: Wonder if Tetsuya was inspired by Forrest Gump for this look.


IMAGE: Hugs, hope and some love...the look to the right sums up what the world needs today.


IMAGE: 'I don't want people to feel bad about things nowadays,' says Tetsuya. 'I designed clothes for people to wear and move forward.'

Concept: Hitesh Harisinghani/

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