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Kimono Now

Prestel

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Manami Okazaki 

Hardcover | 17.8 x 2.2 x 27.8 cm | 208 pp

Prestel | 2015 | 9783791349497

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.

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