Sometimes experimentation in fashion goes so right. And sometimes you get this: Japan's finalist in the Miss Universe contest wearing a ‘modern' interpretation of the kimono – that's made of leather and cut to expose her pink underwear. Emiri Miyasaka has caused uproar amongst the nation for a crass, sleazy and inappropriate representation of Japanese beauty. And whilst there are some supporters for the 25-year-old – ‘It's the conservatives and fashion dinosaurs who are criticising her costume, meanwhile the fashionistas love it' – such has been the furore that she's switched to a more modest ensemble and donated it to Lady GaGa's world tour. OK, we made that last bit up. But we reckon she'd like it...
Underwear uproar in Japan
06 August 2009
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