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Sun, 22 Jul 2018 14:00:45 +0000
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<img width="478" height="1024" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features: Black cotton taffeta with a single vertical column of white embroidery down the center. The 37 three-dimensional embroidered motifs include butterflies, birds, flowers, and the word PEACE. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 478w, 140w, 110w" sizes="(max-width: 478px) 100vw, 478px" data-attachment-id="30597" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="478,1024" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;Matt Flynn&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;This image may not be reproduced without authorization from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="336163__b" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" />Akira Minagawa opened his first minä perhonen fashion boutique in Tokyo’s Shirokanedai district in 2000, and began showing his collections in Paris in 2004. Forest Parade, introduced as part of the Spring/Summer 2005 collection, has become an iconic design for the brand. “Perhonen” means butterfly in Finnish, and this design includes butterflies, birds, flowers, branches,...
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