Kimono : Kyoto to catwalk

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Jackson, Anna, editor.
Victoria and Albert Museum, host institution.
London : V&A Publishing, 2020.
1851779922, 9781851779925
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335 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 x 25 cm
Adult (4th Floor) - Adult Nonfiction
746 Kim
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London : V&A Publishing, 2020.
1851779922, 9781851779925


General Note
Published to accompany the exhibition "Kimono: Kyoto to catwalk" at the V&A, London, from 29 February to 21 June 2020.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-327) and index.
"The kimono is the ultimate symbol of Japan, revered within the country as the embodiment of national culture and regarded internationally as an exotic fascination. The iconic garment is often viewed as traditional, unchanging and timeless, but this book counters that conception, presenting the kimono as highly dynamic and fashionable dress. The cultural and sartorial significance of the kimono is explored in historical and contemporary contexts, both in Japan and the West, where its impact on clothing styles has been felt since the seventeenth century. Beautifully illustrated, the book features over 250 kimono and kimono-inspired garments from the V&A and collections around the world, revealing its sartorial influence on pop stars from David Bowie to Björk and examining the ways in which fashion designers such as Issey Miyake, John Galliano and Alexander McQueen have reworked its legacy."--publisher's description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Jackson, A. (2020). Kimono: Kyoto to catwalk . V&A Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jackson, Anna. 2020. Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk. V&A Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jackson, Anna. Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk V&A Publishing, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Jackson, Anna. Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk V&A Publishing, 2020.

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