[Heat and clothing] - national costume coolness of ingenuity seen ...
It will be announced at the end of the year Chinese characters representing the social conditions of the year every year, but 00 years was a [hot]. Heat wave continues, similar to last year after another Some people take to heat stroke, is likely to be severe even heat this year. This year, in addition to it the power saving is required, it has been with the necessary efforts, such as reviewing the air conditioner setting temperature is large power consumption.
While there is this background, in the Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum in Shinjuku Tokyo now, it has been made an interesting exhibition.
Japanese garment of air conditioning there was no era, use any material in the hot country of clothes than in Japan, whether had been devised to obtain the coolness, to know while somehow also actually see the clothes of countries spanning the country I can. How comfortable do go going out with heat, Southeast Asia, by looking at the severe regional and summer of traditional clothing of Japan, such as heat Africa, you can know ask the wisdom of the ancestors of each region.