Tiffany Godoy is a journalist, editor, publisher, consultant, and podcast creator that works at the intersection of fashion, art, and technology. Recognized as a global expert on streetwear and culture, she is the author of Style Deficit Disorder: Harajuku Street Fashion–Tokyo (Chronicle, 2008); Japanese Goth (Rizzoli, 2009); as well as a history of contemporary Japanese fashion, forthcoming from Thames & Hudson in 2024.
Of Argentine-American descent, Godoy grew up in Los Angeles and has split her time between Paris and Tokyo for the last few years. It was in Tokyo, in 1997, that she first began her career by working as a fashion editor for Composite Magazine and Studio Voice, widely considered the most progressive Japanese publications at the time. Godoy later went on to produce the show, “Tiffany’s Tokyo TV,” which aired on Japan’s national network NHK, with the support of Tokyo Fashion Express.
As a journalist, Godoy has written for countless publications, including style.com, Vogue runway. CNN Style, Highsnobiety, and the Yomiuri newspaper. She has also contributed video work and podcast specials for Chanel and Joyce, among others. Her own podcast, The Anthropology, was released on Hypebeast Radio.
In 2010, Godoy cofounded the multimedia magazine and creative studio, The Reality Show, which launched as an Instagramazine in 2018 The project led to global video campaigns and content initiatives for Cartier, Nike, Shiseido, Art Basel, and the Federation de la Couture.
Throughout her career, Godoy has appeared as a speaker at the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Japan Society, and delivered lectures at Parson’s Paris and Studio Bercot. Part of the Director’s Circle of the International Library of Fashion Research, Godoy also occupies an advisory position on the blockchain infrastructure Lukso and is the co-founder of gaming culture agency Neo Two Zero. Most recently, Godoy served as a narrative consultant for the exhibition “Style in Revolt,” which features the history of streetwear and culture at SKP, in Beijing November 2021- March 2022.
In January 2022 she became head of editorial content for Vogue Japan.