The Japanese Revolution in Paris Fashion (Dress, Body, Culture)

The Japanese Revolution in Paris Fashion (Dress, Body, Culture)

Yuniya Kawamura


Paris is well known because the maximum style capital on this planet. It has a inflexible and tightly managed process that non-western designers have hassle penetrating. but some of the so much influential jap designers have damaged into this scene and made an immense impression. How? Kawamura exhibits how French model has been either disturbed and bolstered by way of the addition of "outside" forces reminiscent of Kenzo Takada, Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto, Rei Kawakubo, and Hanae Mori. She considers many different key questions the style might be asking itself. Does the procedure facilitate or inhibit creativity? Has it turn into preoccupied with the industrial projection of "product photographs" instead of with the garments itself? And what path will French model take with out Saint Laurent, Miyake and Kenzo? this is often the 1st in-depth examine of the japanese revolution in Paris type and increases provocative questions for the way forward for the industry.

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