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Fashion from Japan- Sweet & Severe

When Rei Kawakubo established her Fashion brand 'Comme des Garcons', and Yoji Yamamoto exposed his avant-guard styles, everybody raised a brow. These were the 1980's and the fashion world was not ready for the big revolution that was already pouring out of Japan into the West. "The creative adult is the child who survived" (Ursule le Guin). This is always what comes to my mind when I watch new collections we receive from Japan. The Japanese design dramatically changed the relationship between Fashion & Body. No more exact fitting & tailoring. No more garments that look perfect on the hanger. Yes to garments with beauty that is enhanced by movement & perfect tailoring. Outfits that are enhanced by new &...

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