IKIMASHO! x DAZED: Visiting an ancient Japanese cross-dressing festival near Yokohama.


Ofudamaki was established in 1688 when mothers gave their clothes to male Shinto dancers in the hope of bringing them protection from cholera.

My latest piece for DAZED is now online, talking about Ofudamaki, an obscure festival held once a year in a nondescript area 50 km from Tokyo.

Check it out here.

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