Thursday, October 23, 2008

Japan embraces its inner geisha. (Yes, this does tie in with green tea.)

Instead of looking toward cities like Paris or New York for inspiration, Japanese fashion designers are embracing their culture's traditional aesthetics, and this trend, some say, is what is driving the global popularity of products containing Japanese ingredients such as green tea.

Misaki Itoh in a Shiseido ad. The tag line reads: "Follow. Run away. Summer gaze."

—Mellow Monk

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