Fake Fur Santa Miniskirts

It’s the time of year when young Japanese women are shopping for their Christmas Eve outfits, and nothing says “romantic holiday” more eloquently than a bright red, fake fur miniskirt. Nobody wants to look like every other Sexy Santa on the block, though, so it pays to consider the sequined, strapless, and lace-up models before deciding.

And don’t forget to put the pet Chihuahua to work increasing the cuteness, with these seasonal togs from Don Kihote:

Although the Santa suits and hoodies are fetching, I’m actually partial to the doggy kimonos at the top, complete with little fur stoles to wear to the shrine on New Year’s Day.

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