Kodansha Amer Inc, Tokyo

New Fashion Japan

Lavishly illustrated survey publication of Japanese fashion circa 1984 by acclaimed design author/publisher Leonard Koren.  Hundreds of finely printed black & white and bright colour photographs reflect on the body, hairstyles, traditions, materials/textiles, visual merchandising & the contemporary design of Japanese fashion, including profiles on designers Issey Miyake, Takeo Kikuchi, Yohji Yamamoto, Rei Kawakubo, amongst others.
An important era in Japanese fashion elegantly and stylishly defined by former publisher of WET magazine, Leonard Koren.

Leonard Koren, trained as an artist and architect, writes books about design and aesthetics. Koren has consulted about aesthetics – and design – related issues for Sottsass Associati, Axel Vervoordt, American Standard, Toto, Condé Nast, General Mills, Mujirushi Ryohin (Muji), Panasonic, Shiseido, Sony and other companies.  In the 1980’s Koren worked in Japanese television and wrote columns for Japanese lifestyle magazine BRUTUS.

* Condition: Very good – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

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