Best Leathernist award goes to…

I knew it when I learned that Yamapi received the following in the 2000 Junior Awards: Best Boyfriend and Most Beautiful. Insert sweat drop here.

I’m no longer surprised that a Best Leathernist award exists. According to, this one is given yearly by The Tanners’ Council of Japan to the female celebrity who looks very very good in leather. 2007 gives us Kuriyama Chiaki. Behold, the sister in leather:

Chiaki Kuriyama
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Author: Flori

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  1. go, gogo!

    haha ayus un ah!


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