Japanese ancient 12 layered kimono, Juni-hitoe.
Jean Paul Gaultier “Constructivist” collection, FW86-87
Tokyo dancers, 1900. ”Tokyo Hakurankai ni okeru geigi no teodori) Posture dancing by geigi at Tokyo Exhibition. Geigi is the correct term for a geisha in the Kantō region of Japan, which includes Tokyo and its neighbouring provinces.” Text and image via Blue Ruin 1 on Flickr