On March 3rd, “The 14th Tokyo Girls Collection (TGC) 2012 SPRING/SUMMER” was held at Yokohama Arena.
TGC was first established in August of 2008 to ‘bring Japanese real clothes into the world’. Held twice a year, the event features fashion, beauty, music, and entertainment that conveys the current era. An unique feature of this event is that the audience can immediately purchase the outfits that are worn by the models on the runway.
Since this day also marked ‘Doll’s Festival (Girl’s Day)’, the event carried the theme, ‘The Largest Girls’ Festival’. It showed great success as a total of 27,000 women mainly in their teens and 20’s gathered at the event.
The main models included Sasaki Nozomi, Karina, Gouriki Ayame, Kinoshita Yukina, Nishiyama Maki, Tsuchiya Anna, Triendle Reina, Fujii Rina, Mizuhara Kiko, Michibata Angelica, Yano Mikiko, Yamada Yu, Rola, Akimoto Kozue, and Kanbe Ranko.
Additionally, child actress Honda Miyu, talento Aki Takejo, Saeko, Sato Kayo, Suzanne, Suzuki Nana, Minami Akina, Yasuda Misako, Yuki Maomi, and Natsuki Mari also walked the runway as guest models.
The event also featured performances by Nishino Kana, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Milky Bunny, and KARA.
At the end of the event, it was announced that “The 15th TCG AUTUMN/WINTER” will be held on October 13th at Saitama Super Arena.