By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

'100 Years Of Beauty In Japan' Video Reveals How Much History Shapes Fashion.

We all know that style and beauty trends have changed tremendously over the decades in the United States, but what you might not realize is how influential those trends have been in other countries. In Japan, Western fashion and beauty has been tremendously influential over the years, and this video captures it all in a few short minutes.

The video begins with a look at Japanese beauty in 1910, during the Meiji Restoration. During that time, Japanese noblewomen were sent to Europe to study what was in fashion, bringing their knowledge back with them. The video then documents each decade's looks as they evolve, from the occupation of Japan during WWII, to the looks of the swinging sixties, all the way to today. See the complete evolution below.

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Source: WatchCut Video