Asuka Watanabe: The Tokyo Fashion Chronicle
This book uses extensive photographic material to examine the street fashion of post-war Japan. This brilliant Tokyo fashion culture was sustained by the nameless people who lived in that stimulating scene of moment by moment changes in trends and cutting-edge culture and lifestyles. This compilation of 300 street snapshots portrays the sense of interrelation between youth fashion and the history of Tokyo. This is an important archive that visually presents the Japanese fashion that became the idea source of first-class designers.