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Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion

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The first comprehensive survey of Japanese avant-garde fashion of the last thirty years, Future Beauty explores the distinct sensibility of Japanese design – the uniqueness of its form, cut and fabric. In the late twentieth century such designers as Issey Miyake, rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto made an enormous impact on world fashion, challenging established notions of beauty and turning fashion into art. Today a new generation of radical designers, among them Junya Watanabe, Jun Takahashi and Tao Kurihara, is gaining acclaim.

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The first comprehensive survey of Japanese avant-garde fashion of the last thirty years, Future Beauty explores the distinct sensibility of Japanese design – the uniqueness of its form, cut and fabric. In the late twentieth century such designers as Issey Miyake, rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto made an enormous impact on world fashion, challenging established notions of beauty and turning fashion into art. Today a new generation of radical designers, among them Junya Watanabe, Jun Takahashi and Tao Kurihara, is gaining acclaim. This spectacular book, written by a team of experts led by Akiko Fukai, Director and Chief Curator of the Kyoto Costume Institute, and illustrated with over 250 photographs and sketches, is an authoritative and stylish guide to some of the world’s most expressive fashion.

 

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