GIRL’S FASHION 1970-1988. - Nobumi Kurimoto

GIRL’S FASHION 1970-1988.
First edition. 8vo. 320pp. Hundreds of b&w plates throughout. Japanese text. Cream wraps in a silver dust wrapper with printed Obi band. Tokyo: CBS, 1987.
Slightly fragile binding. A very good copy.

An incredible reference book that quietly tells the history of fashion in Japan. Kurimoto shoots girls on the street in their everyday outfits from 1970-1988, in Tokyo, Kyoto, Yokohama, and so on. Arranged by year and roughly grouped according to their looks. Natural styling, accessorising and the coolest youth fashion. An inspiration.

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