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NYFW: Behind-the-Scenes with Tadashi Shoji
On His Inspiration
"It was 'sweet liberation,' not the women’s liberation in the '60s," Shoji told InStyle.com "In the '80s, women had to fight in a man’s world. Women now are self-confident. It's time for sweetness to come out. That's the reason we have sweet colors and layers and layers of lace over other fabrics."