Miyake, Kawakubo, and Yamamoto: Japanese Fashion in the Twentieth Century

“Placing great emphasis on an admiration for traditional Japanese art as well as the forms and ideologies of modernism via channels of fiber technology, visual imagery, and three-dimensional sculpture, Issey Miyake, Rei Kawakubo, and Yohji Yamamoto can be credited with the creation of the Japanese aesthetic in global fashion.” Features an introduction to modern high-fashion Japanese design and images of garments by these fashion designers. … [ Read more ]