Japanese society experienced a series of drastic changes around the turn of the 20th century, and clothing was just one among many areas that were forever impacted by Europe. After World War II, Western styles were rapidly established as everyday wear. Since the 1970s, in particular, a unique fashion culture has blossomed in Japan, garnering worldwide attention for its singular development. Packed with images, this exhibition catalogue buzzes with the creative energy of Japanese fashion through the years. From the perspectives of both designers and consumers, as well as the role played by the media, it encompasses not just clothing but also hairstyles, cosmetics, and physiques.
Language: Japanese / English.
Seigensha Art Publishing, 2021.