Geisha Charm

Eastern entertainment becomes inspiration for fashion and art
Implications - While Eastern influences abound in Western culture, there is something particularly intriguing about the geisha, a female Japanese entertainer who sings, dances and plays music. With white-painted faces, elaborate hairstyles and elegant robes, these entertainers bring an image of exoticism, allowing artists, fashion designers and photographers to captivate their own audiences by infusing their works with the same kind of magical glamor and Eastern flair.
SCORE: 6.4
V. Hot Top 6 Examples: 180,377 Total Clicks May 11 - Feb 12
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Porcelain Geisha Doll Shoots - Amato Haute Couture by Tina Patni Features Stunning Gowns
SCORE: 6.8
V. Hot 47,034 Clicks Pub: Aug 30, 11
Porcelain Geisha Doll Shoots
Amato Haute Couture by Tina Patni Features Stunning Gowns
I love geisha-inspired styles and the Amato Haute Couture series is exactly that with a modern edge. The series is by Tina Patni and features a bevy of beautiful gowns paired with pristine porcelain… [More]
Geisha-Inspired Fashions - Armani Privé Couture 2011 Collection Inspired by Japanese Culture
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 36,905 Clicks Pub: Jul 7, 11
Geisha-Inspired Fashions
Armani Privé Couture 2011 Collection Inspired by Japanese Culture
The Armani Privé Fall 2011 Couture show beautifully paid tribute to the people of Japan who were affected by the tragic earthquake in March. The collection was a personal one for Giorgio Armani, who has… [More]
Blushing Geisha Photography - Kelly Rihanna by Peter Coulson Features Modern Oriental Style
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 31,820 Clicks Pub: Dec 17, 11
Blushing Geisha Photography
Kelly Rihanna by Peter Coulson Features Modern Oriental Style
The photo series starring newcomer model Kelly Rihanna by Peter Coulson takes on a modern Geisha theme. The role is a great introduction to the modelling industry for Rihanna because of its inherently… [More]
Stylized Japanese Shoots - The To Dream of Japan Series is Exotically Modern
SCORE: 6.6
V. Hot 34,940 Clicks Pub: Jul 11, 11
Stylized Japanese Shoots
The To Dream of Japan Series is Exotically Modern
There is a severity about the To Dream of Japan photo series that makes this shoot incredibly stylized. Instead of focusing on the serenity of Japanese culture and the sophisticated and subdued nature… [More]
Geishariffic Street Art - Fin DAC Stencils Concubine Graffiti in a Creative and Unique Manner
SCORE: 5.8
V. Hot 22,488 Clicks Pub: May 27, 11
Geishariffic Street Art
Fin DAC Stencils Concubine Graffiti in a Creative and Unique Manner
It seems geisha-inspired graffiti is popping up everywhere, and this time, it's France's Fin DAC that's got people staring at walls in a hypnotic concubine-induced trance. Adapting a very popular graffiti… [More]
Urbanite Geisha Art - Leojamelli Illustrates Japanese Ladies Undertaking in Contemporary Activities
SCORE: 4.9
Warm 7,190 Clicks Pub: Nov 15, 11
Urbanite Geisha Art
Leojamelli Illustrates Japanese Ladies Undertaking in Contemporary Activities
Japanese culture and urban street culture collide in these black and white illustrations by Leojamelli. Depicting geishas participating in activities such as DJing, BMXing, BBoying, and messing around… [More]