2018 no. 23

Special Feature

Style in Japan

The Japanese philosophy of beauty encompasses attention to fashion, hair styling, and cosmetics. This issue of Niponica unveils historical trends in Japan’s unique fashion culture, highlighting some of the ways the Japanese have perpetuated and renewed the art of looking good.

Scenes from the 2017 fashion show at Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo. Globally active designers like Kenzo and Youji Yamamoto graduated from the college. (Photos courtesy of Bunka Fashion College)

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