A certain kind of fan has taken it upon themselves to recut the Star Wars films in order to re-tell the story. Is this a legitimate expression of fandom, or disrespectful to the filmmakers?
In the minutes that followed Katy Perry's AMA performance, the blogosphere exploded with accusations of racism. But why? In this article, I will examine the implications of this performance.
The stability brought about by the Tokugawa Shogunate allowed for the development of a true fashion industry in Japan. Today, we'll examine the emergence of the modern kimono.
The transformation of Japanese dress at the end of the Classical Period was gradual, but profound. Today, we will examine kimono in the time of the Shogun and samurai.
The history of the kimono begins to blossom. Today, we will examine the birth of kimono as a uniquely Japanese garment, starting with the juunihitoe.
The history of Japan's national dress goes back centuries, before writing had come to Japan. Today, we'll look at the first articles of clothing worn on the archipelago.