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              Books by Akiko Fukai

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              Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion

              Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion (Hardback)

              By Fukai, Akiko; Vinken, Barbara; Frankel, Susannah

              This major new study of avant-garde Japanese fashion, from the early 1980s to the present day, features designers include such international masters as Rei Kawakubo,Yohji Yamamoto, Issey Miyake and Jun Watanabe, as well as a new generation of radical designers, such as Jun Takaha...shi.
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              ISBN 9781858945460
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2011
              Publisher Bookwise International
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              Fashion in Colors: Viktor & Rolf & Kci
               

              Fashion in Colors: Viktor & Rolf & Kci (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Levi-Strauss, Claude; Fukai, Akiko; Bloemink, Barbara

              Conceived by the celebrated design duo Viktor & Rolf, whose audacious fashions grace runways in Paris and New York, this edition includes more than eighty works by designers such as Balenciaga, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Junya Watanabe, Yohji Yamamoto, Madeleine Vionnet, Vivienn...e Westwood, Azzedine Alaia, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Viktor & Rolf, and Rei Kawakubo, most of them from KCI's permanent collections. Featuring essays that discuss the influence of color on fashion and society by scholars including Akiko Fukai (Chief Curator, KCI), Lourdes Font (Assistant Professor, Fashion Institute of Technology), Claude Levi-Strauss, and Barbara Bloemink (Curatorial Director, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum), Fashion in Colors also includes designer profiles and an extended interview with Viktor & Rolf. Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, is the only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. The Museum Presents compelling perspectives on the impact of design on daily life through its educational programs, exhibitions, and publications. Cooper-Hewitt is housed in the historic Andrew Carnegie Mansion in New York City.
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              ISBN 9782843237447
              Released NZ 6 Feb 2006
              Publisher Assouline
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              Fashion History
               

              Fashion History (Paperback, Special edition)

              By Fukai, Akiko; Suoh, Tamami; Iwagami, Miki; Koga, Reiko; Nii, Rie

              Couture: then and now (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes th...e importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically. Founded in 1978, the KCI holds one of the world's most extensive clothing collections and has curated many exhibitions worldwide. With an emphasis on Western women's clothing, the KCI has amassed a wide range of historical garments, underwear, shoes, and fashion accessories dating from the 18th century to the present day. Showcasing a vast selection from the Institute's archives of skilled photographs depicting the clothing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins, Fashion History is a fascinating excursion through the last three centuries of clothing trends. The KCI believes that clothing is an essential manifestation of our very being and their passion and dedication positively radiate from every page of this book. This special 25th anniverary edition has a chic new format: two volumes packaged in a slipcase.
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              ISBN 9783822841013
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2005
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              Fashion History
               

              Fashion History (Paperback, Special edition)

              By Fukai, Akiko; Suoh, Tamami; Iwagami, Miki; Koga, Reiko; Nii, Rie

              Couture: then and now (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes th...e importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically. Founded in 1978, the KCI holds one of the world's most extensive clothing collections and has curated many exhibitions worldwide. With an emphasis on Western women's clothing, the KCI has amassed a wide range of historical garments, underwear, shoes, and fashion accessories dating from the 18th century to the present day. Showcasing a vast selection from the Institute's archives of skilled photographs depicting the clothing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins, Fashion History is a fascinating excursion through the last three centuries of clothing trends. The KCI believes that clothing is an essential manifestation of our very being and their passion and dedication positively radiate from every page of this book. This special 25th anniverary edition has a chic new format: two volumes packaged in a slipcase.
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              ISBN 9783822841006
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2005
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              Fashion History
               

              Fashion History (Paperback, Special edition)

              By Fukai, Akiko; Suoh, Tamami; Iwagami, Miki; Koga, Reiko; Nii, Rie

              Couture: then and now (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary special edition) Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes th...e importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically. Founded in 1978, the KCI holds one of the world's most extensive clothing collections and has curated many exhibitions worldwide. With an emphasis on Western women's clothing, the KCI has amassed a wide range of historical garments, underwear, shoes, and fashion accessories dating from the 18th century to the present day. Showcasing a vast selection from the Institute's archives of skilled photographs depicting the clothing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins, Fashion History is a fascinating excursion through the last three centuries of clothing trends. The KCI believes that clothing is an essential manifestation of our very being and their passion and dedication positively radiate from every page of this book. This special 25th anniverary edition has a chic new format: two volumes packaged in a slipcase.
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              ISBN 9783822840986
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2005
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              Kimono Refashioned: Japan's Impact on International Fashion

              Kimono Refashioned: Japan's Impact on International Fashion (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Morishima, Yuki; Foreword by Fukai, Akiko; By Nii, Rie; Amneus, Cynthia

              Spanning East to West, kimonos and kimono-influenced designs are everywhere, from high-end couturiers such as Yohji Yamamoto and Gucci to Main Street fashion chains such as Uniqlo and H and M. In Kimono Refashioned, contributors explore the impact of the kimono on the fashion wor...ld, charting how these striking and elegant unisex garments came to transcend their traditional Japanese design origins.
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              ISBN 9780939117857
              Released NZ 23 Oct 2018
              Publisher Asian Art Museum of San Franci
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              Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century
               

              Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century (Paperback, Special edition)

              By Fukai, Akiko; Suoh, Tamami; Iwagami, Miki; Koga, Reiko; Nii, Rie

              This special 25th anniverary edition has a chic new format: two volumes packaged in a slipcase.

              ISBN 9783822840993
              Released NZ 27 May 2005
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              Fashion History
               

              Fashion History (Paperback, New title)

              Edited by Suoh, Tamami; Fukai, Akiko

              Three centuries of women's clothing Founded in 1978, the Kyoto Costume Institute holds one of the world's most extensive clothing collections and has curated many exhibitions worldwide. Showcasing highlights from the Institute's archives of skilled photographs depicting the cloth...ing expertly displayed and arranged on custom-made mannequins, Fashion History is a fascinating excursion through the last three centuries of clothing trends.
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              ISBN 9783822838570
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2005
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