Revisioning the kimono
Abstract:Whilst the kimonoed woman is an unchanging stereotype of Japanese beauty, this article suggests that due to the interaction of kimono with the processes of globalization (technological and in terms of communication), the kimono continues to metamorphose to meet the needs of its fashionable, urban, contemporary wearers.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Jumonji Gakuen Women's University, Japan, and University of Leeds, UK.
Publication date: December 1, 2010
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