‘Japanese Style’ Category

  1. On The Influence of Japanese Magazines on the Spread of American Fashion in Japan

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    May 5, 2022 by Ville Raivio


  2. Kaketsugi: Invisible Japanese Mending

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    April 13, 2022 by Ville Raivio

    A little something dear from NHK: this 25 minute documentary follows the respectable craft of mending holes through invisible seams …
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  3. Bespoke Tailor Ciccio

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    March 12, 2021 by Ville Raivio


  4. Forthediscerningfew’s interview with Yukio Akamine

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    February 7, 2020 by Ville Raivio

    February 2012 was marked by FTDF’s Pierre-Antoine Levy and Virgile Mercier meeting with the Humphrey Bogart of Japan, Yukio Akamine. …
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  5. Anatomy of a Kamakura Shirt

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    August 9, 2019 by Ville Raivio

    Kamakura is a Japanese shirtmaker founded in 1993 by husband and wife Yoshio and Tamiko Sadasue. They began as a …
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