The Japanese mainly relied on imported ideals during restoration in order emulate Western nations who, in the Japanese eyes were advanced and powerful. Due to the fact that Western nations were involved in Imperialism prior to and during the same time as the Meiji period, the wealth and power the European nations gained stood out to the Japanese.
Also, a government was called bakufu, going along with the military leader. The society was very torn by the warfare, some people had seeked solace. The personal loyalty in Japan was the Japanese cultural tradition over many centuries. During the 794 and 1185, it was the best time of art in Japan. In Heian, there were great Japanese nobles created.
After achieving a long history of success, China’s cultural methods greatly influenced Japan, Korea, and also acted as a good example for many other countries in the world. China influenced Japan and Korea through religion, art, government, architecture, and much more. When China's influences took place with both Korea and Japan, the practices created similar/different societies using the same techniques. China had strong ties with Japan and Korea due to regional trading; it's apparent that the Chinese culture had a significant impression upon the cultures of both
com,” womens fashion was known as dressing “smartly” in the 1950’s. The slim and sleek style, began to grow throughout the fifties. During this time, outer garments and undergarments began to become more and more popular to a womans outfit. Women started wearing outer garments such as, cropped jackets that enhanced the hourglass shape that every female wanted to have. Longer, more fitted, styles of coats were also worn very often.
This was in accordance with the traditional family structure that was deeply embedded in the roots of the Japan. The women of the Tokugawa Shogun resided in the Ooku and there were restrictions on the clothes worn based on rank, season and occasion (Cecilia Segawa Seigle 2014, pg2-4). For example, the lower ranking women were allowed to wear thin summer fabric like sukiya earlier in the year than the higher-ranking staff were. There were also regulations about personal crests. Above-audience women could not wear apparel with their own family or individual crests, so they wore kimonos that bore neither.
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to develop a concept in designing urban-wisdom-oriented contemporary Karawo clothing for teenagers. This qualitative research employed methods, such as observation, interview, and literature review in collecting the data. Furthermore, the data were analysed in some steps, e.g., data reduction, data display, and summing up the conclusion. This study emphasises on: 1) The Karawo motif, 2) Symbol or icon of the urban culture, 3) Teenagers clothing. The results of identification and analysis reveal that: 1) the present Karawo motif is from the shape of flower, geometric, fish, ship, symbols or logos; 2) the symbols or the icon of urban culture represents value, such as i) craving for glamorous lifestyle, and
Shinto has been highly influenced by Buddhism and Confucianism, but is completely different the many other religions. The historic Shinto religion continues to influence the local people of Japan. Shinto shrines are the place where dwellings of the kami and where Shinto people worship. There are over 80,000 shrine sites over the Japanese archipelago. To enter a Shinto shrine one must first walk through the tori.
As the series’ only character who wore “modern-day, Western attire”, Ginko appears to represent a post-Meiji Restoration Japanese (Okuyama 2015, 169). Yet, Ginko’s profound understanding of mushi suggests in-depth knowledge of traditions. While Ginko’s response is directed towards the mushi, it can also be directed towards the mainly-Japanese audience. The use of close-up during that moment gives the impression that he is also directly confronting the audience, reminding them that they are part of
The beginning of the Meiji Era and the road to Japan modernization, all began when Emperor Mutsuhito chose the name “Meiji” meaning “enlightened ruler” for his reign. This era emerged with the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate in 1868 and was a period of historic social, political and economic changes leading to Japan’s conversion from a medieval nation to a modern and western nation, that we know of today (Tsutsui, 152). Preceding the 1868 Restoration, Japan was ruled by feudal lords, with a feudal agrarian society and a weak military. At the end of the Meiji Era with the death of the Emperor in 1912, Japan was a well-advanced nation with a constitutional monarchy, a democratically elected parliament, a strong modern military, a thriving economy
Materials used were of animal skins and decorations were of small stones and animal teeth. The “real” clothes were not invented until about 5,000 years ago by the Yellow Emperor. By the Shang Dynasty (17th century BC - 1046 BC), the basic features of traditional Chinese attire were created, as well as the general pattern of blouse plus skirt. Later, the long gown appeared during the Zhou Dynasty (1046 - 256 BC) and it co-existed with the blouse-skirt combinations for thousands of years, improving further as time passed. Then a great change occurred with the formation of the Republic of China, when Mao suit became popular among the males and cheongsam among the females.