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Inside the Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk

Start Date 27 August 2020
End Date 25 October 2020
Venue V&A Museum
Location London, UK
Curator Anna Jackson and Josephine Rout
Title to exhibition and three kimonos on display
Exhibition display of Kimonos on floor to ceiling wall with portrait of Japanese female in kimono in foreground

The ultimate symbol of Japan, the kimono is often perceived as traditional, timeless and unchanging. Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk, the UK’s first major exhibition on kimono, counters this conception, presenting the garment as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion.