Fashion Journalist

Takahiro Iino

He was born in 1967 and raised in Tokyo. After graduating from university, he worked for a major corporation but switched careers in 2002 to work as a freelance fashion journalist.

Iino specializes in men's fashion, including, but not limited to, suits, shoes, writing tools, and cologne. He also works as a lecturer at a fashion school and has written many books on clothing.


Some of his works include: "Men's Shoes: How to Choose from the First Step" (Asahi News Publishing), "Men's Clothing: How to Choose Clothes That Fit" (Asahi News Publishing), and "How to Take Care of Your Shoes" (Ikeda Shoten Publishing).

Collaborated Articles

  • Top 14 Best Japanese Business Shoes in 2021 - Tried and True! (REGAL, KENFORD, and More)

    Top 14 Best Japanese Business Shoes in 2021 - Tried and True! (REGAL, KENFORD, and More)

    Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Yahoo Shopping) for the best men’s business shoes. We then chose the 14 most popular products and tested them for the following:CraftsmanshipMaterialComfortWater-ResistanceWe were looking for shoes that would be easy to walk in, rain or shine. We also considered breathable options for folks who stand all day. We even enlisted the help of a journalist who specializes in men’s fashion to check for quality. What we ended up with was a definitive list of and buying guide about the best Japanese business shoes available online.
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