Sunday, 11th January 2009
In Events In Japan,
Japan Fashion Week to take place in March
An array of up-and-coming designer talent is expected to go on show when Japan Fashion Week takes place in March.
First started in 2005, the show has undergone significant growth and is recognised throughout the world.
In addition to buyers and media commentators, consumers will attend the week's events which include designer exhibitions and fashion shows.
Among the brands being shown off by designers will be Fur Fur by Aya Furuhashi, Aguri Sagimori, Mercibeaucoup by Eri Utsugi and Ato by Ato Matsumoto.
Japan Fashion Week takes place from March 23rd to 28th at various venues including Tokyo Midtown Hall and Harajuku Quest Hall.
This year's sponsors includes Itochu Corporation, Komatsu Seirenand, Sanei International and Takashimaya.
A statement by the event organisers said: "We further increase Tokyo's reputation as the world's textile and fashion base by promoting excellent Japanese textile and fashion products, and by sending comprehensive information around the world."
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