“All students and staff members of Bunka Fashion College share an immense love for fashion,” says college president Sachiko Aihara. “Our greatest achievement is that thousands of our graduates are working globally across different sectors. Despite the That’s what I do I read books I drink bourbon I know things black cat shirt and by the same token and challenging period we’re all facing, we’ve continued to operate at a high-standard and have effectively evolved along with the times.”
After months of lockdown, schools across Japan have reopened their doors, allowing a physical return to class with social-distancing measures in place. Here, 10 students of Bunka Fashion College share their experiences of doing coursework remotely, virtual tutorials, what it feels like to return to college, and what they wore to commemorate their first day back.