Kimono to Kawaii: Japanese Fashion New-York Style

July 11, 2011
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Workshop: Monday-Friday, July 11-15 & 18-22, 2011 from 10 am-4 pm
Student-Curated Fashion Show: Saturday, July 23, 12-5 pm (for students)/2-4 pm (for guests)

Learn about Japanese fashion, from kimonos to kawaii (cute) trends, by exploring the role it plays in New York City. Through meetings with industry insiders, field trips and hands-on workshops, participants will gain a broad overview of the Japanese fashion industry. Possible topics include updates to the traditional kimono, current street fashion, and interviews with buyers to bloggers. The program culminates with a student-curated fashion show for friends and family.


  • Participants must be high school students as of September 2011.
  • Participants must attend all of the scheduled workshop sessions and the fashion show (July 11-15 & 18-23, 10 am-4 pm).

Application Form & Deadline
Please submit the general application form by Thursday, June 30, 2011. Space is limited and advanced registration is advised.

Application Form (PDF)
Waiver Form (PDF)

$450/$430 Japan Society members, includes materials, books, breakfast and lunch. A limited number of full and partial tuition waivers are available.

Please submit or mail the complete application and a check ($450/$430) made payable to Japan Society to:
2011 Summer Immersion Workshop
Education Programs
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017

For more information about this program, please call (212) 715-1275 or e-mail [email protected].

  • July 11, 2011 – July 11, 2011