Evolving Kimono

DESIGN TALKS plus

28m 00s
Broadcast on December 30, 2021 Available until March 31, 2024

The kimono is famous around the world as Japan's most famous item of traditional clothing. It offers far more than fashionable beauty; its history has deep roots in Japanese aesthetics and playfulness. New approaches to this item have thrown a spotlight on 21st-century values. Artist Takahashi Hiroko explores the potential of kimono design through the lenses of gender, diversity and sustainability.

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