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Kimono in Torino

Wednesday, November 12th, 2003

This is actually the third time I’ve posted about this event, so I feel like I’m repeating myself! (The post Trip to Torino on my weblog describes other aspects of it.) This post will be devoted to analyzing my kitsuke. I find that by going through it in writing helps bring things to light that […]

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Au bonheur des Kimonos

Sunday, May 25th, 2003

This weekend I took a short trip to Paris, where among other things, I visited an exhibition at Mitsukoshi-Etoile, just near the Arc de Triomphe. The exhibition was on the history of Mitsukoshi, a prestigious Japanese department store with 300-plus years of history. As their beginnings were in kimono, much of it focused on kimono […]

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