Get your photo illustration.

In Instagram use #apparejp or @apparejp to find the pics that have been tagged. We uploaded some nice ones and it’s a small token of appreciation. Any fashion statement that can be related to Japan, for e.g., Kimono, Sukajan, tattoo etc. Only Japanese related fashion. Please upload as many pictures as you like relating to Japanese fashion.

*You can not rewrite the illustration.
*Send the picture in jpeg format to the contributor. You consent that you can freely use the picture for advertising purposes.
*We will select the pictures that stand out from the rest. Kindly refrain from making any requests to select your picture.

How to participate in the contest

Please read below carefully. When you agree, it’s time to join our contest.

  • Step1 Prepare the costume
    Coustumes will change every month.
  • Step2 Take your photo
    Upload your photo using Instagram.
  • Step3 Use the hashtag #apparejp
    This hashtag will add your photo to the feed on our officail website.


You can download the apps here.

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Contest rule

  • ■ please post to instagarm with " #apparejp " You can freely participate in the Contest from all over the world.
  • ■ contest theme changes every month. Please check the details page of each contest theme and application period.
  • ■ you can post as many times as you want, but “LIKE” counts are totaled by post, not by user.

Prize of Contest

Monthly Winner
We present the prizes to the user who won the most LIKE in month. Prizes will vary each month.
Please check the details page of each contest.
Annual Winner
A anuual winner will win the Travel package to Japan ( airplane round trip + accommodation ) per year.

Important notice

  • ■ Post does not have a hash tag of "#apparejp", post other than the target theme,
    post past the application period is not considered for the selection.
  • ■ Post shouldn’t include, racism, pornography, obscenity, slander of others or violence.
  • ■ Post is limited to those copyright and portrait rights have not been infringed.
  • ■ If the post conflict with this project, it will be removed from the site.

Terms of use

  • Your post with the author's account name will be posted on the site of Appare Japan.
  • ■ Your post will be used in our advertising and promotion only with your permission.
  • ■ We can’t take responsibility for any damage caused by the posting,
    with respect to trouble between the contributor and the third party.
  • ■ After posting, those who do not want to be posted on our website, please contact us (
  • ■ This project is not managed by Instagram.
  • ■ Internet communication fee and connection fee will be the user's burden.
  • ■ The Company, without prior notice to the costomer, might pause and stop the operation of this site.
  • ■ These terms, if it is determined by the Company that it is necessary to change, might change without notice to the costomer.