well HELLO october

and hello to You All!
!!meet Tokion!!
a photo filled publication originally started as a cultural bridge between japan && the USofA by two americans living in japan.
the description is best put by the magazine themselves:

TOKION is an arts and culture magazine that reports from the street level where the creative community lives and thrives. Always willing to take a chance and try something new, TOKION goes inside the world of the contemporary artists, musicians and designers who are pushing boundaries and shaping the way we see the world. With its world-class photography and cutting-edge design, the magazine provides a one-of-a-kind platform for the emerging stars and the established icons of art, design, fashion, music and film to present their unfiltered visions to an audience of cultural messengers.

i took the time, and a lot of time at that ((!!!)) to scan in some of my favorite photos and will be sharing them here with you! here is just a few of some of the beautiful photos from the lovely magazine////
all about some oxfords and ked-like shoes these days. esp since it’s hard for me to wear heels, the oxfords are a great dressy alternative to heels.
got my first ((and DEF not last)) pair of TOMS a couple months ago, they are burlap like the ones here just don’t have strips. they go with everything and are SO SO comfy! ((TOMS TIP: always get a 1/2-full size smaller, they will stretch!!))
even though it’s now october, i still am able to rock some tanks living in georgia…and that’s exactly what i’ve been doing. love love love tanks, especially slouchy ones.
and what’s better than a tank that’s cropped?! and one with triangles is even better, i have long been obsessed with triangles, don’t know what it is about that shape but i dig it.
this article was called “WEEKEND WARRIOR” and i am def getting the warrior vibe from both the above && below photos. totally enjoying the studs and headflare.
this last editorial is really great, not only are the photos uber dreamy ((and PINK!)) but the styling is really great too. doesn’t this chick look like Alicia Silverstone??? -a prettier hip A.S….
i randomly stumbled upon this mag at a local hip gas station but i assume that some bookstores may carry. it’s only published 6 times a year so keep an eye out, it’s totes worth it! makes a great coffee table book, although i’ve been hoarding it my room constantly flipping through the pages for inspiration. oh and please excuse the poor scan quality, it was slightly bigger than my scanner and i had to hold it down each time to get it “just right” although some have some crappy shadows. check back as i will be posting many more pages!
info from Tokion.com && Wikipedia
happy happy weekend my fellow weekend warriorz!

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  • Reply
    Amber Blue Bird
    October 2, 2010 at 10:02 pm

    Just came across your blog and its lovely, consider me your new followers :) have a great weekend

  • Reply
    October 4, 2010 at 5:43 pm

    Looks like a great magazine!

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    Tokion FACTORY
    October 5, 2010 at 5:32 am

    Hey Jess! Thanks for showing some love. Just want to keep you up to date… the magazine will be printing as Tokion FACTORY here’s a free copy of the latest issue:


    And… best part, and a little inside scoop, we’re dropping the price next issue to $3.99, so that you can get the issue to your coffe table and still have money left over for coffee. Look for our next issue (should be out around October 20th- We played dress up with Marina and the Diamonds)


  • Reply
    October 5, 2010 at 5:03 pm

    oh my goodness, such an honor that you checked out my blog!! i’m UBER stoked to have found your mag. already picked up the current “Factory Fashion” issue, and am in LOVE with every single page. sat in a waiting room today and looked over it for the 100th time :)) thanks again for checking out LadyFLASHBACK!

    jess s//

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