Origami, shadows, and Hello Kitty: Japanese fashion hits SAM

1 The Seattle Art Museum’s new exhibit is a study in the cultural exchange between Japan and the US through fashion. Remember doorknocker earrings, shoulder pads, and hair that was teased to no end? Starting in the 1980s, Western influences like these had a snowball effect in the Japanese design industry.  The West’s fitted and … Continue reading Origami, shadows, and Hello Kitty: Japanese fashion hits SAM