Japanese Fashion Exhibition Catalogue
Japanese Fashion Exhibition Catalogue
Japanese Fashion Exhibition Catalogue
Japanese Fashion Exhibition Catalogue

Japanese Fashion Exhibition Catalogue

Powerhouse

Regular price $250.00 Sale

These glossy sheets are captivating and fun. The text is in Japanese, while the photographs depict a trade show specifically aimed at a Western audience. Bright colour images show kimonos and other Japanese designs in traditional and 1960s presentations. There are 21 pictures of hand-painted silk kimonos (not modeled) with English and Japanese descriptions. All of the exhibitors are listed in English at the end of the folder. Fun advertisements for the Guy Laroche collection, Mikimoto pearls, Mirror Prints and Selmer Jacquard. Draped fabrics of various patterns and wall tapestries as well as purses and interior decor. Leisure wear, jumpsuits, wedding gowns, shoes, hats, scarves, formal dresses and a large variety of 1960s styles interpreted by Japanese designers. Captures a fantastic collision of cultures during one of fashion's most dynamic periods.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Powerhouse
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1965
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    107 sheets + advertisements. 31.5 cm. Published for the 1965 exhibition at the Powerhouse in New York. Fashion photographs in colour of Western models in Japanese interpretations of 1960s style. Photographs (b&w) of the exhibition itself and a trunk show in an American home. White glossy folder in red cloth boards and slipcase. Spine a bit darkened, and slipcase worn with tears at edges. Thumbing and small marks.