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Ethnic Hybrid Denim
Japanese 'Wa' Patterns Give Clothes a Nationalistic Feel

By: Tisah Tucknott (Rockstar) May 26, 09

Japanese designers have started to incorporate wa patterns to give their clothing an ethnic feel. This fashion innovation mixes old, traditional motifs with modern products to create a unique look.

Japanese wa include patterns such as Kyo yuzen or indigo dyeing, ho-chiku-bai or pine, bamboo and apricot motifs; and tsuru-kame, or crane and tortoise.

Source: web-japan.org
Readmore: japanese-style.net

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