Japanese Fashion

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Japan has had centuries of serious fashion scenes…so serious that at one point in its history, fashion became a threat to the social order of its society!

Japan’s fashion world has been so colorful – from their distinctly Japanese form of clothing during ancient times, to the rapidly-evolving fashion industry of the modern times.

Kimono is a traditional Japanese robe worn by every Japanese from the Heian period (794 to 1185) up to the Edo period (1603-1868). The kimono style had interestingly evolved through time.  When it was introduced during the Heian period, the focus was more on the cut, fabric and comfort. From the Kamakura Period (1192-1338) to the Edo period (1603-1868), it revealed information about the status of the wearer. There was a distinction of colors and patterns for the samurai of each realm. Each noble clan had a crest and the circular emblems were either on the…

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