This exhibition is now closed at V&A South Kensington
This exhibition presented the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment from the 1660s to the present day, both in Japan and the rest of the world.
Inside the Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk exhibition
Take a look inside the UK's first major exhibition on kimono
Styling the kimono: Akira Times
Meet Akira Times, a contemporary kimono image maker in a panda hat
Kimono inspired by the 'street': Jotaro Saito
Discover how kimono designer, Jotaro Saito, blends 'street' inspired patterns with traditional techniques
Kimono for a courtesan?
Explore the theatrical motif on this highly decorative outer kimono
Discover the rich symbolism in traditional Japanese dress
Japanese woodblock prints (ukiyo-e)
Known as 'ukiyo-e', these hugely popular woodblock prints depict everyday life in Japan during the Edo period
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