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Britain has played a major role in influencing Japan’s Lolita fashion style, according to a new exhibition that just opened in London.

The Victoria and Albert Museum’s (V&A) display shows how much of the inspiration for the Lolita fashion style, though born in Japan, has been driven by British cultural phenomena such as Victorian and Gothic design, Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” glam rock and punk.

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