National Geographic : 1938 Jan
EASTERN AND WESTERN ATTIRE GO SIDE BY SIDE Many women in business positions dress according to Western style, but those not so employed usually wear the Japanese costume. This is the dress their men prefer for them. Photographs from Mary A.Nourse AN OCCIDENTAL INNOVATION ARE THESE "STEP SISTERS" In large modern theaters inTokyo and Osaka Japanese misses present an entertainment modeled principally onforeign musical comedies. Here isthe staircase ballet so familiar to American audiences (page 127).