Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style

Ametora is a cultural history covering the Japanese assimilation of American fashion over the past hundred and fifty years — Ivy, hippie, outdoor, rock 'n' roll, preppy, street fashion, and vintage — showing how Japanese trendsetters and entrepreneurs mimicked, adapted, imported, and ultimately perfected American style.

Excerpts of Ametora in The New Yorker and Lapham's Quarterly. Interviewed for GQ, Monocle Radio, The Fader, Put This On, FashionREDEF, and Fashionista. Reviews and recommendations in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Entertainment Weekly, People, Quartz, The Globe and Mail, The Japan Times, A Continuous Lean, and Publisher's Weekly.

The Japanese version of Ametora will arrive in Summer 2017 from Disk Union's DU Books and will be serialized over a year in magazine Popeye, starting with the September 2016 issue.

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