japonisme: mother, you are so last year

11 October 2006

mother, you are so last year

as with all dramatic social changes, there was no shortage of conflict.

a change in costume suggested a change in morals.

ironically, some credit for the relaxing of the stylish shape was credited to the kimono, whereas in truth the kimono was not relaxed, and not without its own rigid cultural restrictions.

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