At the Met, an Enrapturing Exhibition on the Kimono Examines Its “Unifying Power” by Vogue

Kimono Style: The John C. Weber Collection,” opening today in the Metropolitan Museum’s Japanese Wing, is an immersive, must-see exhibition that considers the evolution of this foundational garment within Japan and its relation to the West. There are many ways to explain the cross-cultural appeal of the kimono. One of the most persuasive is the purity and self-sufficiency of its material existence: A T-shape cut from a single piece of cloth, its basic shape accommodates all sizes and genders and respects the cloth from which it is made.

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