Past to Present: A Quiz For Fans of Japanese Fashion

by: theanimeblog
  1. 1

    Geta are flat shoes comprised of rice straw.

  2. 2

    An obi is a sash used to tie closed a kimono or a yukata.

  3. 3

    Wareshinobu, Ofuku, Katsuyama and Yakko-Shimada are types of kimono worn by geisha.

  4. 4

    Tabi are worn only by men and women of rank.

  5. 5

    Yukata are made from light weight cotton fabric.

  6. 6

    A junihitoe is a kimono comprised of fourteen layers.

  7. 7

    Kanzashi should be worn in strict accordance to the season.

  8. 8

    Happi are short skirts worn in the summer by the peasant class.

  9. 9

    Zori look much like the American flip-flop.

  10. 10

    The Japanese are big fans of tie-dyeing.

  11. 11

    It is improper to wear a kimono on the right side of the body.

  12. 12

    Samurai wore a type of pants called hakama.

  13. 13

    In Japan, men wear yukata and women wear kimono.

  14. 14

    Yofuku refers to a popular Chinese mode of fashion.

  15. 15

    Street fashion is another term for "mainstream clothing".

  16. 16

    Wamano describes a style greatly influenced by traditional Japan.

  17. 17

    Modern Japanese boys wear sera-fuku to school.

  18. 18

    Aristocrat is a sub-style of Gothic and Lolita.

  19. 19

    Kogals are the Japanese equivalent of California's Valley Girls.

  20. 20

    Baggy, loose socks are considered ugly by Japanese schoolgirls, who refuse to wear them.

  21. 21

    Yamanba, "mountain hag", is a sub-group of Gothic Lolita.

  22. 22

    Harajuku is a great place to see Gothic Lolitas strut their stuff.

  23. 23

    Girls who follow the ganguro style emulate the traditional look of pale skin and long black hair.

  24. 24

    Long fingernails are a favorite fashion accessory among young women.

  25. 25

    Sweet lolitas favor darker colors, such as black, gray, and burgundy, in their clothing.

  26. 26

    Mana is the woman who started the popular Gothic Lolita brand, Elegant Gothic Lolita/ Elegant Gothic Aristocrat.

  27. 27

    People who dress in the decora style prefer loud bright colors.

  28. 28

    It's fashionable in Japan to bleach one's hair and then dye it a light brown.

  29. 29

    Ojisama refers to a boys' style of gothic lolita.

  30. 30

    Japanese street styles emphasize conformity to social standards.

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