Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style
Ametora is a cultural history covering the Japanese assimilation of American fashion over the past hundred and fifty years — Ivy, hippie, outdoor, rock 'n' roll, preppy, street fashion, and vintage — showing how Japanese trendsetters and entrepreneurs mimicked, adapted, imported, and ultimately perfected American style.
Excerpts of Ametora in The New Yorker and Lapham's Quarterly. Interviewed for GQ, Monocle Radio, The Fader, Put This On, FashionREDEF, and Fashionista. Reviews and recommendations in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Entertainment Weekly, People, Quartz, The Globe and Mail, The Japan Times, A Continuous Lean, Publisher's Weekly, and the LA Review of Books.
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