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The Evolution of Japanese Schoolgirl Uniforms

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Ch-ch-ch-changes. Over the years, Japanese schoolgirl outfits certainly have evolved. How much have they changed? See for yourself.

The image spans from the Meiji Era (1868 to 1912) to the modern day. While the 1950s and 1960s didn't didn't see huge jumps in style, the last few decades certainly have!


This image appeared on Twitter earlier this spring after Twitter user Zapa uploaded the pic. Even now, it continues to pop up online from time to time in Japanese forums.



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