Kendo (剣道 kendō?), meaning "Way of The Sword", is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting descended from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu) which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan. Swordsmen in Japan established schools of kenjutsu (the ancestor of kendo) which continued for centuries and which form the basis of kendo practice today.
Megatrends A/W 16/17 – ReMasterInspired by the Japanese samurai, clothes turn into modern-day armour. Designers are bringing a warrior feel to fashion, increasingly entrenched in the historical relevance of traditional samurai styling. Minimalist oversized silhouettes including the kimono, haori robe and wide-leg pants, worn by ancient Japanese warriors, are springing to the fore, again bridging the gap between past and future in unexpected, experimental ways.