Learn All About Japanese Girls’ School Uniforms and Become an Expert!
School uniforms bring back memories of our young sweet and bitter memories. They aren’t just clothes, but symbols of Japanese “Seishun” and culture. Any girl would look 10 times cuter in a school uniform. And there are fans of Japanese school uniforms all over the world. As you see on the top picture, there are many kinds of ways to wear school uniforms in Japan. I know you love them, but do you really know everything about them? Here is all you need to know to be an expert on Japanese school uniforms.
History of Uniforms
In Japan we have had school uniforms for around 150 years. It was first used to show which community you belonged to. But now it has become one of the biggest symbols of Japanese Kawaii culture. The sailor uniform came to Japan in 1920 from other foreign countries. In the 1980s the sailor uniform became a symbol of those who were delinquent girls and the blazer uniform was born.
Types of Uniforms
You probably imagine uniforms to be either a sailor uniform or a blazer uniform. They are the most standard ones, but they aren’t the only type!
Eton Jacket Uniform
Jumper Skirt Uniform
Overalls Skirt Uniform
Suspender Skirt Uniform