CULTURAL CONUNDRUMS / Cultural twists in tying the knot
The viewer sees her running frantically, clutching her wedding kimono, ankles exposed, and later grabbing onto her tsunokakushi wedding headwear. At an intersection Minami hastily and anxiously surveys the streets, then runs on, eventually arriving at …
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Dressed to thrill: Clothes are important at weddings in Japan
A Japanese wedding ceremony these days weds kimonos and American wedding gowns with formal gowns and morning coats — a mixture not unlike the country itself. Weddings are a big business in Japan, Mike explained. Tomoko and Mike decided to have their …
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