j and j pre-wedding pictures in harajuku, tokyo

j and j are both from Singapore but j (her, not him) has actually been working in Japan for awhile so they both knew a bit about harajuku
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at harajuku station. about to set off.harajuku-pre-wedding-tokyo2harajuku-pre-wedding-tokyo3harajuku-pre-wedding-tokyo4harajuku-pre-wedding-tokyo5harajuku-pre-wedding-tokyo6

 

We had the day planned – Harajuku and Meji Shrine in the morning and then Yokohama in the evening – so a 9am start in Harajuku was the start. 9am for Harajuku is way way to early to see anyone but that was good because we got to have fun with the funky and fun shop fronts. no crepes shops open though!
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Romantic Standard in Harajuku

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from Japan to the world. Thought this was a pretty appropriate slogan

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love these gritty urban shots in Harajuku. The early morning start was definitely worth it. harajuku-pre-wedding-tokyo8harajuku-pre-wedding-tokyo7harajuku-pre-wedding-tokyo22harajuku-pre-wedding-tokyo23

no sure where he came from!

After the first part of the morning photographing in (a rainy) Harajuku we set off for some greenery and traditional Japan at the Meiji Shrine, just a few minutes walk away.