Leonard Koren

New Fashion Japan


An image-heavy exploration of modern Japanese fashion featuring interviews and insights from fashion designers like Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto, philosophers, and random folks on the streets of Tokyo.

With historical perspectives on the costumes of kabuki theater, the impacts of World War II on fashion, and Japanese fashion's aesthetic and material relationship to zen and wabi-sabi ideologies.

Soft cover with both black and white and color photographs throughout.

Edition: 1984.

Condition: Excellent vintage.

Measures ~8.5"x11". 176 pages.