World 103

In World 103 Japan won World war 2, fullfilling their promise of independence towards the colonized Southeast Asian countries, Japan provided mutuality, autonomy, and cooperation during the post-war period. The elimination of any Western colonialism left in Asia was also prioritised for the realisation of The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere.

Over the past 75 years, Southeast Asia has been growing rapidly through major industrialization and modernization. The close relationship between Japan and the now-independent countries resulted in the integration of Japanese culture in the regions becoming a norm. Using traditional garment is more common than Western clothing. Furthermore, Southeast Asia is actively shaping the global fashion scene through the rich culture and craftsmanship every garment holds.

What if …

Japan won World War 2?

Issue targeted:

Westernisation

Inspiration:

consumerism

This World was contributed by Nikita Hilda Yusman and Sophia Ivana Satya (located in Singapore and Indonesia) using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the author and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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Published by Amy Twigger Holroyd

explorer of Fashion Fictions

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