A new exhibition explores the kimono and its influence on global fashion

Fashion, at its best, is art in motion. The body becomes a canvas, the garment transforms into a gallery-worthy work of art that makes you touch something. This sensation is on full display in the Japanese galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, where one of his most recent exhibitions, Kimono Style, traces the layered legacy of the kimono.

Now until February 20, 2023, visitors can see selected works from the John C. Weber Collection of Japanese art spanning the 17th to 20th centuries, which aim to explore how the kimono has evolved not just in Japan, but around the world. , leaving a particularly indelible mark on Western fashion.