‘Quotations’ Category

  1. The popularity of quality clothes in Japan

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    November 23, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    “Analysts estimate that 20 percent of all luxury goods are sold in Japan and another 30 percent to Japanese traveling …
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  2. Walt Whitman on quality shoes

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    April 1, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    “Probably there is no way to have good and easy boots or shoes, except to have lasts modeled exactly to …
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  3. Dressing up at Harvard

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    March 12, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    “Harvard lecturer Stephen Shoemaker, whose courses include ‘Harvard’s History and Evolving Religious Identity,’ has been a J. Press customer since …
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  4. Yukio Akamine’s words

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    January 13, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    “With beautiful things [like clothes], it is all about learning to wait, being patient. People today, they don’t want to …
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  5. Why do the Japanese spend so much on clothing?

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    February 19, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    “For example, why have the Japanese been so interested in fashion — arguably far beyond other cultural fields? As Japanese …
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"If John Bull turns around to look at you, you are not well dressed; but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable".
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