Kimono as a Central Part of Japanese Culture

As times change so does fashion. As older generations die off, newer ones adopt new ideas, new ways of dress. And fo many in Japan this is a sign of a decline in traditional Japanese values and a worrying trend

Demand for kimono – the elaborate, elegant centrepiece of the Japanese wardrobe – is in decline, but a handful of artisans and entrepreneurs are trying to revive it. This is their story.