The used clothing trend is currently sweeping the Japanese street fashion culture. Where designer labels and obscure name brands once dominated the street fashion scene, more and more people in the know are reaching for vintage Levi jeans and 1990′s era wild prints to wear. To help this budding fashion trend, there are more second hand and vintage clothing stores popping up all over the Tokyo area. Even celebrities like Kyary Pamyu Pamyu are heading to stores like G2? in Omotesando to accent their wardrobe. However, as it happen with second hand goods, some stores that are trying to enter the used clothing market are a hit or miss and while you are vacationing and cruising around Tokyo you don’t want to have to spend hours digging through a store to find that perfect vintage piece. Second hand lovers have no fear and head straight to Harajuku’s Takeshita-dori. Although there are several second hand and high quality used clothing boutiques on Takeshita-dori, there is one that you should check out first. Panama Boy is a classic example of a balanced and well stocked used clothing store. There you will be able to find a wide selection of both quirky and hard to find fashions.
Panama Boy, along with their clothing and accessories, has an extremely high quality selection of gently used shoes and leather goods. You can find some really beautiful vintage Coach and other designer bags at some really reasonable princes. The overall style of Panama Boy is a little bit of hipster with some more bohemian sensibility. Anything from denim to beautiful flowing dresses are at Panama Boy. However, their stock often is rotated out of the store to keep everything fresh and up to date with the latest fashion trends so if you see something you had better pick it up quickly before it goes!
Their accessories selection is a mix of old and new. Most of their earrings and other piercings tend to be new which is nice but all of their other accessories and jewelry are either vintage or hand made. Pick up some pins and buttons to decorate your new old jean jacket or get a wrist of bangles for an extremely affordable price.
If you are looking to get in on the latest used clothing trend go to Harajuku’s Takeshita-dori and look for Panama Boy. There you will be able to pick up some quality vintage clothing for an affordable price.
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