I think that because Japanese fibre products have improved greatly, Japanese youth are simply indifferent to materials.

―Junko Kuruma, Textile Coordinator


3-5According to Junko Kuruma, these days, young people know nothing about clothing materials, and furthermore have no interest in learning.

Although the reason for this lies in the advancements made in developing materials, none of those materials could be created without people who are able to understand, appreciate, and interpret them.

She said that now is the ideal time to sow the seeds of interest, and recover what we have lost over the last few decades in exchange for convenience.