Is Japanese fashion ready to make a point?

Jul 23, 2017

Is Japanese fashion ready to make a point?

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A Ha-Ha 2015 runway show included models in wheelchairs Japanese fashion has never really been a successfully influential vehicle for protest movements and political statements. There have been attempts, such as the design collective Ha-Ha, which again became the enfant terrible of Amazon Fashion Week Tokyo ...

Options allow Tokyo to be more accessible

Feb 7, 2015

Options allow Tokyo to be more accessible

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Former anchorwoman Christel Takigawa referenced the country's spirit of selfless hospitality in her presentation to the International Olympic Committee in 2013, a speech that helped persuade the IOC to give Japan the rights to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This hospitality, or omotenashi, ...