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When pop diva Namie Amuro took the music scene by storm, she not only captivated throngs of girls and women with her performances but also inspired their fashion, spawning the “Amuraa” look of the mid-1990s.

Clad in a miniskirt and thick-soled boots, with her hair dyed brown, thinly arched eyebrows and tanned skin, Amuro in her teens redefined what was cool in Japan’s fashion industry and inspired female fans — called Amuraa — to copy her style.

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