Japanese Fashion Style
Japan began to emulate during the middle of the 19th century. By the beginning of the 21st century it had altered into what is known today as 'street fashion', a term used to describe fashion in which the wearer customizes outfits by adopting a mixture of current and traditional. Such clothes are generally home-made with the use of material purchased at stores.
At present there are many styles of dress in Japan, created from a mix of both local and foreign labels. Some of these styles are extreme and, similar to the seen on European. The rise and fall of many of these trends has been chronicled by since 1997 in the fashion magazine, which is a notable magazine for the promotion of street fashion in Japan.
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