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Gimme Gimme Pillow Toast's Tokyo Extreme Fashion Show: A Harajuku holiday

Andrew Novick and Janene Hurst, the stark raving mad brains behind Gimme Gimme Pillow Toast have taken monster steps up the ladder with their Japan-centric concern: The couple, who go on buying trips in Japan, opened and closed their Belmar store, vend at NDK and other cosplay meccas, throw all manner of Japan-pop parties and most recently, opened a pop-up store upstairs at Mod Livin', which ended its magnificent run on Sunday. But not before they threw their most ambitious event yet: Saturday night's Tokyo Extreme Fashion Show. We were there, and it was a blast:
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Susan Froyd started writing for Westword as the "Thrills" editor in 1992 and never quite left the fold. These days she still freelances for the paper in addition to walking her dogs, enjoying cheap ethnic food and reading voraciously. Sometimes she writes poetry.
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