Category Archives: Fashion

V&A Object of the Week … 18th Century Fusion Fashion: Britain, India and Japan

Many contemporary fashion designers incorporate a myriad of cultural influences into their designs. This 18th century robe, on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum, reveals that the fusion of different cultural elements in fashion is not a just a … Continue reading

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Kekkon: Japanese Wedding Clothes

Every culture has its own marriage traditions and few are more elaborate or complex than those of Japan. Kekkon: Japanese Wedding Costumes was the final instalment in Asia House‚Äôs Love and Marriage Series. As Japanese costume specialists Suzanne Perrin and … Continue reading

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