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If you are wandering through the streets of the Harajuku area of Tokyo and see a young Japanese girl with bright purple hair dressed as a French maid, or a guy with a Mohawk, tartan kilt and furry boots, don't assume they are on their way to a fancy dress party. This is actually how the trendy youth of Tokyo dress every day! You will see all sorts of bizarre hair colours, jewellery, accessories and costumes here, from guys dressed as cowboys to girls in nearly pornographic school uniforms. Many magazine photographs will hang out around the area just to snap fashion shots of the youth dressed in their rainbow garb.
The Harajuku District of Tokyo is located in the western part of the city, between Shinjuku and Shibuya. The most popular shopping street in the area is the Omote sando, which is considered the Champs Elysees of Tokyo because of its chic cafes and upscale boutiques. To get there, take the train to JR Harajuku Station on the Yamanote Line, which will take you right to the beginning of Omote Sando.
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