30 In Misc

Rainy Season

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It is the rainy season in Tokyo and unlike Texas, that has fast and furious storms that end quickly, Tokyo has long, slow, and steady rain showers that last for hours.  Today we're having one of those downpours.  It's really kind of nice…..

Umbrella
Jane and I were dressed and ready to venture out, but decided to hang around the hotel instead.  I'm wearing Full Nelson jacket over great jeans purchased at Maxfield's and Stellas.
Full nelson
I'll try and find the maker of these jeans.  Jane and I both got a pair, but there is no tag.  I know they are from a japanese designer.
Looking at the rain
I watched the rain from the lobby that looks out over the garden and had the most perfect cup of coffee.
Coffee
Everyone was running for cover.

Boy running
  • yilin
    June 20, 2009 at 7:15 pm

    i love the mood of these photos. Those parasols are just charming.

  • Nini's Style
    June 20, 2009 at 8:39 pm

    Hi Judy,
    The rain looks so romantic. I really love your new jean. Thank you for keep us posted while you in Tokyo.
    Have fun!!!!
    xoxox
    Nini

  • Leia
    June 20, 2009 at 8:58 pm

    I love the rain and the monsoon season. Hope you had a lovely day πŸ™‚

  • PrΓͺt-Γ -Porter P
    June 20, 2009 at 9:42 pm

    cool jacket

  • Cruz
    June 20, 2009 at 10:49 pm

    Love your outfit! Tokyo must be serene in the rain.

  • Brandon
    June 20, 2009 at 11:55 pm

    Wow, it looks so beautiful and soothing. Love all the parasols — must not rain in Tokyo the way it rains in Chicago πŸ™‚
    You must find out who makes those jeans — always looking for the new perfect pair and those might be it!
    Enjoy your trip and thanks so much for sharing!

  • candice
    June 21, 2009 at 12:05 am

    thanks for the update judy!
    you look great in your stellas..
    I have lots and lots of heels..but find myself mainly wearing flats bc nyc is so hard on my feet!
    When i go out on the town, i always go for comfort over anything else, bc walking from subway to subway, block by block is just not worth the pain anymore!
    CC

  • Noelle
    June 21, 2009 at 4:58 am

    rainy weather can be so fantastic sometimes :]
    I love those jeans by the way
    -Noelle
    http://www.fanseapants.blogspot.com

  • fashion roadkill
    June 21, 2009 at 6:27 am

    I loooove the jeans! Those are the ones Jane is wearing in her last post..so so amazing. The rain does look almost soothing.
    http://fashionroadkill-halifax.blogspot.com

  • arline Jernigan
    June 21, 2009 at 6:54 am

    I love the jeans and the jacket.

  • Heidi
    June 21, 2009 at 6:59 am

    Thank you for sharing this! I just love getting a glimpse of your exotic life & travels. Great blog!

  • thischicksgotstyle
    June 21, 2009 at 7:11 am

    You look amazing, and I really love these tokyo posts!!
    And the umbrella’s are so cute πŸ™‚

  • chauss
    June 21, 2009 at 7:17 am

    judy, those jeans look so cuteon you. and i adore a pefect cup of coffee myself. ahhhh.
    make sure you go to tsukiji fish market early am for tuna auctions, photo ops, and sushi off the boats.
    http://ckparis.blogspot.com

  • Stephanie C.
    June 21, 2009 at 7:27 am

    beautiful photos, serene and contemplative.
    the umbrellas are so pretty.
    i adore your minimalist jacket…cute jeans, also.
    really a lovely post!
    http://styleodyssey.blogspot.com/

  • meso
    June 21, 2009 at 7:42 am

    enjoy it. thanks for sharing….

  • Jill
    June 21, 2009 at 8:53 am

    The parasols are beautiful!

  • Emi
    June 21, 2009 at 9:19 am

    OMG I MISS TOKYO SO MUCH!!!! πŸ™
    YOU ARE SO LUCKY YOU HAVE THE FUNDS TO VISIT
    AHHH, those rains, those beautiful rains.
    Enjoy your trip! Amazing photos!

  • mr. freddy's mom
    June 21, 2009 at 9:35 am

    i love those colorful umbrellas!
    gorgeous outfit!

  • Maurenice
    June 21, 2009 at 9:44 am

    It looks so relaxing…like a rain spa. I am dying to go to Tokyo! Great pants Judy.
    Its raining like crazy in NYC…it doesn’t seem to go away for over a month already.
    Muahhhz,
    Maury
    http://heightsoffashion.typepad.com/

  • VANESSA
    June 21, 2009 at 10:22 am

    LOVE those jeans from Maxfield…we would like to post these pics of you on Riot Report, so if you find out who makes them keep us posted please! You look fab as always….and BTW the yellow MiuMiu clutch is STELLAR!
    x Vanessa
    http://www.riotreport.com
    global@riotreport.com

  • stylecrusader
    June 21, 2009 at 10:46 am

    Their umbrellas are all so cool and colorfull! love it

  • Hanh, Life-in-travel
    June 21, 2009 at 2:08 pm

    Hi Judy,
    The photos look beautiful and peaceful. Look like, You and Jane had a cozy day to stay in. I love Japanese umbrella and your outfit are beautiful as always.
    Hope you and Jane have a great trip!
    Hanh,
    http://www.life-in-travel.blogspot.com

  • Anna
    June 21, 2009 at 3:16 pm

    I highly recommend heading to the Meiji Shrine when it’s raining. I think it’s almost better under a gentle mist πŸ™‚ I had the fortune of being in Japan two years ago, but since I was backpacking, my outfits were by no means fabulous!

  • StyleAntagonist
    June 21, 2009 at 10:37 pm

    Hi Judy, ah.. lovely post. i usually dislikes rainy days but this was a different feel & i am going well with it suprisingly! πŸ˜€ The weather somehow looks very romantically cozy! As always, i love your sense of style & you’re always looking cool, chic, mature for your age somehow. Oh yes, a confession to made, that i will be ‘copying’ your ensemble from your Saturday post. http://styleantagonist.wordpress.com/2009/06/21/city-shopping-binge/
    There is no secret here πŸ˜‰ Thanks for constantly posting / sharing with all of us the many inspirational thoughts & view.

  • Alessia
    June 22, 2009 at 2:59 am

    Do you think you can post the images at a higher resolution? These kind of natural, unstaged, unprofesional,but gorgeous photos of Japan are a rare thing to us gaijins, and i would love to admire all the details.

  • iyam
    June 22, 2009 at 6:45 am

    Tokyo must be awesome! lucky you and Jane — hope you’re having the time of your life! have fun and looking forward to more Tokyo posts πŸ™‚
    take care,
    iyam
    http://www.styleandbeyond.blogspot.com

  • iyam
    June 22, 2009 at 6:46 am

    LOOOOVE your header BTW! πŸ™‚
    iyam
    http://www.styleandbeyond.blogspot.com

  • juliet
    June 25, 2009 at 3:10 am

    Looks beautiful!
    juliet xxx

  • Sylvia
    June 25, 2009 at 9:44 pm

    I love that top picture. Sounds like a lovely day.

  • naiyana
    September 12, 2009 at 11:59 pm

    hi judy,
    i was looking at erin wasson’s rvca SS10 line and saw a pair of white flared and frayed jeans n thought of these LGBs that u n jane had. have a look, and tell me what u think…it’s quite similar to me =)