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  • Feb.23

    Kimono Refashioned

    Feb.23

    San Francisco Asian Art Museum explores impact of kimono on global fashion On view from Feb. 8 through May 5, 2019 Evening dress, Autumn/Winter 1991, by Rei Kawakubo (Japanese, b. 1942) for Comme des Garçons Noir. Silk taffeta with hand painting. Collection of The Kyoto Costume Institute. © The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi…

    Aug.14

    I Only Have Eyes for Blue (and White)

    Aug.14

    by Amy Katoh, author, lecturer

    June.29

    Gungendo – Pioneers in the Slow Clothes Movement

    June.29 Shops

    The Matsubas are to clothes what Alice Waters is to the Slow Food movement. Their 30-year old company, Gungendo, is dedicated to the principle of Slow Clothes, reflected in their strong commitment to supporting sustainable rural communities and retaining important textile-related skills in Japan. Their designs are not about fashion fads, but about timeless personal…

    Feb.22

    Yuzen Shirts by Hiroshi Saito

    Feb.22

    Whenever I wear a Hiroshi Saito Shirt in Japan or North America, I am always asked about it.


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