The dark jacket is perhaps a nod of sorts to conformity. The mini tache and silver hat, on the other hand, are wonderfully idiosyncratic. A man seemingly of the past, present and a 1950s inspired future.
In a city of many millions, standing out from a shifting sea of faces and varied fashions can be difficult. Of course some people manage it due to considerable effort, whereas others seem to do it simply by being themselves.
Seeing a kimono is always a treat in Tokyo, but this particular sighting was that little bit more special due its oddly calming, almost chameleon-like qualities.
Wearing trousers low and showing one’s underwear is one thing, but going sans undies and instead showing what’s below them is something else altogether.