Kimono designs by Japanese designer Hiroko Takahashi. A new generation of designers are taking the traditional Japanese kimono and adding modern, contemporary twists to make them more accessible. Kimono designs by Japanese designer Hiroko Takahashi. A new generation of designers are taking the traditional Japanese kimono and adding modern, contemporary twists to make them more accessible.
Kimono designs by Japanese designer Hiroko Takahashi. A new generation of designers are taking the traditional Japanese kimono and adding modern, contemporary twists to make them more accessible.

Modern kimono designs with contemporary twists: four designers updating the traditional Japanese clothing

  • From large, graphic prints to blending motifs from East and West, these designers are taking the kimono in very different directions
  • Jotaro Saito believes that to survive in a society full of fast-fashion, the kimono needs to be reinvented as fashionable and not just a cultural throwback

Topic |   Fashion
Kimono designs by Japanese designer Hiroko Takahashi. A new generation of designers are taking the traditional Japanese kimono and adding modern, contemporary twists to make them more accessible. Kimono designs by Japanese designer Hiroko Takahashi. A new generation of designers are taking the traditional Japanese kimono and adding modern, contemporary twists to make them more accessible.
Kimono designs by Japanese designer Hiroko Takahashi. A new generation of designers are taking the traditional Japanese kimono and adding modern, contemporary twists to make them more accessible.
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