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Tokyo exhibit traces fashion trends from 1940s till today

Japanese styles revealed in retrospective of clothing, magazines and videos

Tokyo's National Art Center is holding a comprehensive overview of Japanese fashion since World War II.

TOKYO -- A Japanese fashion exhibition displaying clothes and other items from World War II to the present day is being held at the National Art Center in Tokyo through Sept. 6.

From state-mandated war clothing of the mid-1940s to the Lolita look and avant-garde, "Fashion in Japan 1945-2020" offers a fascinating retrospective through more than 800 exhibits, including clothing, magazines and videos.

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