Skilled artisans who created dazzling Kyoto-style ‘yuzen’ kimonos have pivoted to making India’s saris. Photo: Kyoto Craft Dyeing Cooperative

Will India’s wealthy take a shine to saris by Kyoto’s kimono artisans?

  • Production of traditional Japanese attire has been steadily declining for half a century as tastes have shifted to more Western-style clothing
  • Clothing manufacturers in Japan are hoping to cash in on India’s growing economy and its market of 1.4 billion people
24 Feb 2022 - 3:26PM