After its introduction several years ago, Japan’s energy saving Cool Biz summer clothing concession has been a resounding success, with salary men the length and breadth of the country boldly going to work without jackets – some of them even turning their noses up at ties.
Yet perhaps not surprisingly, it is Japan’s ladies that have really taken to the idea of dressing cool for summer, with this video showing how far behind the nation’s sombre shirt-wearing salary men have already slipped.
A trend that some analysts are predicting will soon take over the workplace, with cooks it seems already keeping cool in the kitchen.
Along with a few eco-conscious care workers feeling the need to help cut energy costs.
This new found environmental awareness also spreading from work-related wear to recreational regalia, all the way from horse riding