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Ain't no party like a Tokyo party — 'cause a Tokyo party does not stop, especially if the host of that party is Shu Uemura. We tagged along with the Japanese cosmetics brand as it celebrated the launch of 6 Heart Princess, a limited-edition holiday collaboration with artist Takashi Murakami. (Here's what he had to say about it.)
In the space of just over 48 hours, we visited Murakami at his studio, played around with false lashes in one of Tokyo's trendiest districts, saw a teen J-pop group (we felt ancient), and rolled deep with an Akihabara otaku crew. It all added up to a makeup-and-art mashup that we're still daydreaming about. Read on to check out our travel diary — this is one crazy trip we'll never forget.