Exhibition: Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk

This exhibition CLOSED on Sun, 25th Oct 2020

This exhibition has finished.

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Cost: £18

This exhibition reveals the sartorial and social significance of the kimono from the 1660s to the present day, both in Japan and in the rest of the world.

Rare 17th and 18thcentury kimono are displayed for the first time in the UK, together with fashions by major designers and iconic film and performance costumes.

The kimono’s recent reinvention on the streets of Japan is also explored through work by an excitingnew wave of contemporary designers and stylists.

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