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Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk

In February, the Victoria & Albert Museum opened Europe’s first major exhibition featuring the Kimono. The ultimate symbol of Japan, the kimono is often perceived as traditional, timeless and unchanging. Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk will counter this conception, presenting the garment as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion. The exhibition breaks down the sartorial and social

The All-Canadian Kitty, Avril Lavigne, Parties To “Hello Kitty” In Japan!

Ms. Lavigne has been a Pop-Punk icon for over a decade. Since her golden star single “Sk8tr Boy,” released at the young age of 17, Lavigne has charmed us with her Tomboy-ish, sometimes girly Pink & Black, style. She recently released a Music Video to go with her latest Single, “Hello Kitty!” Yes, Avril has

By |2017-11-06T13:28:45-05:00May 1st, 2014|Categories: Turn It Up|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Modern Origami

Traditional origami has always been shrouded in secrecy, with instruction being given orally and passed down from generation to generation. Modern origamists regard their models as designs that deserve recognition, meant to be seen and appreciated. Uchiyama Koko, one of the early modern origamists went so far as to patent his models. Many modern origamists

By |2017-11-06T13:28:45-05:00April 10th, 2014|Categories: Global Trend News|Tags: , , |0 Comments