AM: What’s your name?
TN: My name is Takuya Nakamura. People call me "Taku" so I often use it as my modelling name.
AM: Where were you born? What is it like there? Try to describe a little bit what it feels like to be in your hometown.
TN: I am from Japan. Born in Shizuoka city which is between Tokyo and Osaka. Close to "the Mt. Fuji", the highest mountain in Japan. It's almost 4000 meters high. Near by the sea and a famous lake. I guess growing up in this environment made me love the wilderness.
AM: What is the earliest memory you have from your childhood?
TN: My earliest memory from childhood is when I was four years old. I was on the beach with my parents and our neighbor’s family. We were enjoying our day but suddenly a big wave hit me and I almost drowned. I can still remember being under the water, seeing the shining blue sky. Normally when these kind of things happen at a young age, th...
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Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months/O.Wilde/ Fashions have done more harm than revolutions/V.Hugo/ I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man/W.Shakespeare/ Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics/B.Shaw/ There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist/Rand/ Fashion, wasn't what you wore someplace anymore. It was the whole reason for going/A.Warhol/ I think the responsibility lies with the fashion world as a collective. We have to demand more variety/Aucoin/ Fashion is treated too much as news rather than what it is, what it does and how it performs/Beene/ Sometimes the eye gets so accustomed that if you don't have a change, you're bored. It's the same with fashion, you know. And that, I suppose, is what style is about/B.Blass/
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