Written by Robert Amos, originially published July 5, 2014 by Times Colonist. At the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, I met Hitomi Harama, curator of one of two shows that introduce the traditional Japanese culture of the costume. She was dressed in a neat kimono in soft blue silk, her car keys tucked into the […]
Shaw TV’s Karen Elgersma visits Silk Road Tea, in Canada’s oldest Chinatown, in Victoria, British Columbia, to talk about the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria‘s Kimono exhibition which features Hitomi Harama, curator of one of two shows that introduce the traditional Japanese culture of the costume.
Originally published by Rea McNamara, Special to National Post, January 26, 2014 The enduring appeal of a kimono seemingly lies in its elegant cut and drape. The traditional Japanese garment has remained in its basic form for hundreds of years, it comes as no surprise that it was an inspiration for spring designers. Witness Riccardo […]