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Embracism

The rising interest and adoption of other cultural practices

Implications - The more the world embraces cultural diversity, the more beauty ideals begin to blend. Looking to other cultures for traditional cosmetic and fashion practices as well as entertainment and relationship dynamics can help businesses connect with the interests of culturally-curious consumers.
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8 Featured, 43 Examples:
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Date Range:
Mar 09 — Sep 09
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Featured Examples

Anime Geishas
Anime Geishas
Natalie Shau's Gothic Girls Have a Beautiful Darkness
Artist Natalie Shau works in a very unique way, which of course shows through in her work. These figures are all marginally creepy, and remind me of a mix between Japanese geisha girls and anime. By… MORE
Punk Geisha Photography
Punk Geisha Photography
'Cherry Blossom Girl' by Nicoline Patricia Malina is Culturally Glamtastic
There’s something innately sensual about a geisha, and ‘Cherry Blossom Girl’ by Nicoline Patricia Malina is a photo set that pushes that sensuality well. Model Yunn Ru is styled by Thornandes James and… MORE
Kimono Sleeves & Gladiator Belts
Kimono Sleeves & Gladiator Belts
Innocence & Arsenik Fall 2009 Lookbook Blends Cultures Beautifull
Mira Nameth is the photographer behind Innocence and Arsenik's Fall 2009 lookbook, and it's a gorgeous series of images. The collection maximizes the shimmer of satin, the beauty of draping and the magic… MORE
Underwater Geisha
Underwater Geisha
The Provocative Photography of Jason Heller
Underwater Geisha Photography? Sure, why not.  At Trend Hunter, we’re always fans of underwater photography, so when Jason Heller sent us his latest photoshoots, I felt like a fat kids jumping at cake.  … MORE
Futuristic Geishas
Futuristic Geishas
'Techno Orientalism' is an Avant-Garde Photographic Wonderland
I would love to get gussied up like the futuristic geishas in Soon Tong's 'Techno Orientalism' shoot. Model Viktoria S dazzles with diamond-shaped black lipstick and highlighter-bright neon yellow and… MORE
Punk Geisha Fusion
Punk Geisha Fusion
Aging Professor Fashion Meets Modern Asian at Commes des Garcons Fall 2009
Comme des Garcons is not a design house known for playing it safe; while last year they featured fake appendages, the Fall 2009 RTW show as a peculiar mashup of punk geisha, old male English professor… MORE
Geisha Storage Devices
Geisha Storage Devices
Japanese Sensu Handheld Fan USB is Elegeantly Inconspicuous
The Japanese Sensu handheld fan USB is a perfect solution to the often wasted fan. Now instead of it lying around when you're not hot (or for a geisha, performing) you could be using it for up to 16gb… MORE
Red Light Restaurants
Red Light Restaurants
The Geisha House Opens in the OC
An unlikely themed restaurant has recently opened in Orange County, California. The Geisha House can be found off Main St. in Santa Ana, and is not like any other Asian eatery. This lavish restaurant… MORE

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