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Japanese Fashion

When Japanese travel, people seem to know they are Japanese.
But how do they know?

A Japanese tourist in native American attire joins a festival in Manila's financial district of Makati. The festival aims to promote Makati City as a tourist destination and the Philippines as a business hub. — Reuters
We no longer wear kimono everyday in Japan... what exactly makes Japanese fashion unique around the world?

Once Japan was the richest country in Asia with the best quality goods, but now the Chinese, Korean, and 'Tiger Economies' of South East Asia are traveling in the latest styles.

Is there still a way to distinguish Japanese fashion from the rest of Asia?
What fashion trends excite your imagination?

Who are the designers that influence our lives?

Where is fashion going
and how will this impact our daily lives?

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