From a rising fashion historian, the story of how Japan imitated, assimilated, perfected, and ultimately saved traditional American fashion
W. David Marx is a writer on Japanese fashion, music, and culture. A former editor of the Tokyo New York street culture magazine Tokion, his articles have appeared in GQ, Harper's, The Fader, and Nylon. He holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard in East Asian Studies and a master's degree in business and commerce from Keio University. He lives in Tokyo.