The Gone Library
Kiro Hirata

Kapital and the Theory of Boro

Kapital and the Theory of Boro

We delve deeper into the scholarly work on Japanese boro, considering its implications for understanding Kapital

Fashion at the Dawn of Japanese Modernity

Fashion at the Dawn of Japanese Modernity

We explore the idea of Japanese modernity in fashion by reviewing the Meiji Restoration and the changing cultural status of the samurai.

What Makes Kapital Different

What Makes Kapital Different

We explore the history of Kapital and consider the father-project that animates it.

Boro: History and Method

Boro: History and Method

We explore the Boro method at work in Kapital denim.