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Japanese fashion designers : the work and influence of Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo

Author: Bonnie English
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2011.
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"Over the past 40 years Japanese designers have led the way in aligning fashion with art, ideology and integrity, as well as addressing identity and social politics through dress. They have demonstrated that both creative and commercial enterprise is possible in today's international fashion industry, and have refused to compromise their ideals, remaining autonomous and independent in their design, business affairs  Read more...
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Named Person: Issei Miyake; Yohji Yamamoto; Rei Kawakubo; Rei Kawakubo; Issei Miyake; Yohji Yamamoto; Issei Miyake; Yohji Yamamoto; Rei Kawakubo
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie English
ISBN: 9781847883100 1847883109 9781847883117 1847883117 9780857850546 0857850547
OCLC Number: 713611365
Description: xvi, 188 p., 24 p. of col. plates : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Issey Miyake --
Yohji Yamamoto --
Rei Kawakubo and Comme des Garçons --
The next new wave of designers --
Techno textiles --
Global influences : challenging Western traditions
Responsibility: Bonnie English.

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An accessible overview of the inspirational work of the big three Japanese fashion designers and their enormous influence on fashion today.  Read more...

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A comprehensive synthesis of the works and careers of the three Japanese designers who revolutionized the Western fashion world... This is a must read for anyone interested in Japanese fashion. Read more...

 
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