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Kimono now

by Manami Okazaki | 20 March 2015
Category: Fashion & Design
Synopsis
Across Japan, women and men are rediscovering the kimono. Comfortable, versatile and easily adapted to reflect one's personal style, the kimono is the perfect canvas from which to create a head-turning ensemble for any occasion. While exploring the origins and evolution of this traditional garment, Manami Okazaki explains how the once-ubiquitous kimono disappeared from everyday life only to reappear as a fashion statement. From street fashion to important labels in contemporary fashion, young designers are creating their own exquisite creations with contemporary, funky and often outlandish twists. In addition, the book ventures inside the studios of kimono designers to learn how the fabrics are dyed, woven and embroidered; travels to matsuri festivals where townspeople pull out all the stops to celebrate Shinto deities; and looks at the way artists such as Kubota Itchiku, Miya Ando, and John Cederquist incorporate kimonos in their work. Interviews with important industry figures, including clothing manufacturers and fashion designers, reveal how this traditional dress, with its simple and elegant form and
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Synopsis
Across Japan, women and men are rediscovering the kimono. Comfortable, versatile and easily adapted to reflect one's personal style, the kimono is the perfect canvas from which to create a head-turning ensemble for any occasion. While exploring the origins and evolution of this traditional garment, Manami Okazaki explains how the once-ubiquitous kimono disappeared from everyday life only to reappear as a fashion statement. From street fashion to important labels in contemporary fashion, young designers are creating their own exquisite creations with contemporary, funky and often outlandish twists. In addition, the book ventures inside the studios of kimono designers to learn how the fabrics are dyed, woven and embroidered; travels to matsuri festivals where townspeople pull out all the stops to celebrate Shinto deities; and looks at the way artists such as Kubota Itchiku, Miya Ando, and John Cederquist incorporate kimonos in their work. Interviews with important industry figures, including clothing manufacturers and fashion designers, reveal how this traditional dress, with its simple and elegant form and
€34.99
104 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9783791349497
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 20/03/2015
Categories - All, Books, Art and Photography, Art, Fashion & Design
No. of Pages - 208
Weight - 2.35
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 28
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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