Peddlers walk around selling their wares. This style of retail can be interpreted as a sophisticated form of fashion expressing culture and placeness, be it in Japan or anywhere around the world. Likening the body to a display stand, performers deck out their bodies with things familiar to them or somehow characteristic of the community, and then process down the streets.

Performed: Fastening Show, 2019, Sakurabashi Bridge, Tokyo, Japan | Photo by Fumio Mizukawa
Performed: Gyo-Show, 2014, Yashima Shopping District, Kyoto, Japan | Photo by Yukinori Nishimoto