Yves Saint- Laurent, Detail of "Mondrian" Dress, Autumn/Winter 1965 ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Taishi Hirokawa
A digital archives including digitized versions of holdings is available to the public in the KCI Study Room under a fee-paying, reservation-only basis. Providing support for the work of designers and researchers, text and visuals are available for all 12,000 items (costume, underwear, accessories, etc.) in the collection. The KCI Digital Archives on the KCI website presents image and text information for 200 objects in the collection, arranged in chronological order.
And the KCI Digital Archives at Spiral Building in Tokyo also presents high-resolution images and text information for 300 objects in our collection. It is free for charge, without reservation, but is closed sometime for the business reason of the building.
Address : 5-6-23, Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
Access : 1 minute walk from exit B1 of Omote-sando station.
Please use Ginza-line, Hanzomon-line or Chiyoda-line of Tokyo Metro.
|Hours||Monday and Wednesday 13:00-17:00|
|Fee||1,000 yen / hour
1,500 yen for 2 hours. 2 hours maximum per person per day.
The fee for printing is not included.
|Group viewing||2 persons maximum.|
|Contents||Text and image of 12,000 pieces of our collection.|
The Kyoto Costume Institute
Method 1: Please download, fill out the form and fax to us.