From the Kimono to the fascination for the Rising Sun, fashion looks to the East.

“Fior di Loto” by Beatrice Brandini Japanese kimono (1860 – 1880), on display in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London In 1872, the writer Philippe Burty wrote the essay: “Japanisme. La Renaissance Literaire et Artistique” ; since then, Japonism (an expression coined by Burty himself) has never experienced a crisis, recurring, cyclically, in art, […]