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1 Japanese vs. American Fashion A power point presentation by Luke Weyandt A Question of Values

2 Japanese Values and Fashion of the Past Values Values Honor Honor Respect Respect Tradition Tradition Represented in Clothing Represented in Clothing Kimono Kimono Social Status Social Status Changes in Values Changes in Values

3 Japanese Kimonos Furisode Houmongi Yukata

4 Japanese Kimonos cont. Tomesode Uchikake Mofuku

5 Japanese Values and Fashion Today Values Presently Values Presently Wild and Exotic Wild and Exotic Best and Most Advanced Best and Most Advanced Vibrant Vibrant Simple Simple Represented in Clothing Postmodernism Comme des Garcons Inventions New Styles

6 Examples of Postmodern Japan

7 Examples cont. *A college professor in Tokyo, Japan, has created an "invisibility" cloak. Unlike Harry Potter's magical cloak, this one is high-tech camouflage. It is made of material that works as a screen. A video camera records the scenery behind the wearer. The video is sent to a projector, which flashes the scene onto the fabric. The wearer blends into the background! The camouflage system may be available in *A "clothing server" helps you pick outfits that match for special occasions and even dusts pollen off your jacket if you have allergies. *Vitamin C T-Shirts: Once you put it on Vitamin C rubs into your skin and gives you your daily Vitamin C dose.

8 American Values and Fashion of the Past Values Values European European Biblical Biblical Respect of self and others Respect of self and others Represented in Clothing Social Status Formal Industrial Revolution

9 Past American Fashion Examples

10 Fashion and values after Industrial Revolution Values Values Individualism Individualism Expressive Expressive Male dominated (until 19603) Male dominated (until 19603) Media influence Media influence Represented in Clothing Clothing made productively Vibrant Flaunty Jeans

11 People who influenced American fashion today

12 Modern Fashion Styles


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