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Women In Japan

A Japanese farmer girl, in traditional clothing, carrying a basket, 1921. National Geographic. Note the high geta with covered toes.

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Traditional Japanese Kimono (female). The style of this particular Kimono gives quite a regal feel which is something I should consider when looking at hierarchy of the characters within my animation. In addition, the colours are quite interesting as there is a large contrast between light and dark, which is also something I should think about.

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Geiko 3 by Sam Ryan Mr., via Flickr [ so beautiful I get choked up. Imagine living in place where such a gorgeous, exotic woman is in such a beautiful garden... ]

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Junihitoe - a 12-layer kimono worn by women of the court in 10th century japan. Apparently they could weigh 40 pounds

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MOBO MOGA – meaning Modern Boy Modern Girl, refers to modern Japanese individuals in the 1930′s. Avant Garde, individualism were much celebrated in art, fashion and lifestyle. Much of this part of history was ignored both in Japan and the world because of the actual horrors of the war immediately followed.

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from Hand Luggage Only

9 Cities You Have to Visit in Japan - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Photography Blog

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