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House of the Reigning Sun: Japanese aesthetics

By Reya Raj

Imagine cherry blossoms, hidden behind a veil of fog, partially discernible, wholly unattainable. This is the mystique of the Japanese culture, which has been a source of confusion to scholars and artists.

As reiterated by London Fashion Week, and its predecessors New York and Paris, sublime elegance attributable to Japan’s distinctive aesthetic is an omnipresent runway force. Rad Hourani cinched already tiny waists by means of leather; martial arts inspired obis, while, J.» >

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Milan Fashion Week AW14

The catwalk was graced with fashion thrills and excitement when world renowned fashion designers brought their collections to Milan’s A/W ’14 Fashion Week which occurred between the 19th and 24th February.

A huge stand-out came from Dolce & Gabbana who created a fashion fairy-tale of chivalry and romance for their ‘Enchanted Sicily’ collection. The awe-inspiring range consisted of medieval influences which meant slightly raised waists, sweeping sleeves, jewelled pointy slippers and silk brocade skirts created an enchanted, woodland fashion paradise.» >

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