La Japonaise

800px-Yoshu_Chikanobu_various_hairstyles

Is the Emperor of Japan mocking the West?

By Rona Conti / 24/07/2015 /

Is the Emperor of Japan mocking the West? When the Imperial family appears at events wearing formal Western wear, does this represent cultural appropriation? This question occurred to me while discussing the Kimono kerfuffle at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. A second question would be why the change in dress? Did any country and…

Read More