Japanese Goth: Art and Design (Paperback)
  • Japanese Goth: Art and Design (Paperback)

Japanese Goth: Art and Design (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 07/05/2009
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This book is a visual foray into Japan's increasingly popular and internationally influential Gothic-Lolita and Gothic Punk subculture.

Publisher: Universe Publishing
ISBN: 9780789318527
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 716 g
Dimensions: 238 x 159 x 21 mm

"A delicate balance between the beautiful and the beastly that is "Japanese Goth." In a fun new book, Tokyo-based fashion writer Tiffany Godoy paints an intriguing overall picture of the scene." FashionTribes.com
"Lean on text and loaded with striking visuals from the realms of art, design and fashion, "Japanese Goth" (Universe) documents various strands of this mesmerizing cultural movement, from the Hello Kitty cute to The Cure-like creepy." "The Atlantan Magazine
""The volume's 200-plus images reference the opulence, femininity, fetishism, innocence, and of course, death and the macabre, at the center of the Gothic Lolita and Gothic Punk movements." "Nylon Magazine
""Godoy knows a lot about the heart and soul-and history-of genres broadly connected with Harajuku." "The New York Times
.".".what sets (Godoy) apart is the exploration into the 'why' factor of the look, with references to the nation's Kabuki past and doll fascination." "W Magazine
""Godoy knows a lot about the heart and soul-and history-of genres broadly connected with Harajuku." DigLuxury.com
"must-have book for all fashion enthusiasts." FashionDig.com
"With a gorgeously twisted mix of Victoriana, anime, punk, metal and club kid culture this book will serve any image starved designer, editor, photographer or stylist very very well." Imagist.com
Like the Japanese Goth herself, the 200-plus pages weave together a variety of influences-including fashion, music, art and design-to visualize a delicate balance of the beautiful and the macabre." "the book is all sorts of grotesque gorgeousness and definitely a little deviant." Refinery29.com
"Rather than simply provide us with an array of images that demonstrate the various manifestations of Japanese Goth fashions, this book examines the many influences that led to each subgroup's rise." SickaThanAverage.com
"It's out. available. and needs to be in the palm of my hands by the end of the w

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