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'A' is for Armani: public grade school in Tokyo adopts designer uniforms
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
A public elementary school in Tokyo's upscale shopping district of Ginza has raised parents' eyebrows with a plan to adopt uniforms designed by Italian fashion brand Giorgio Armani for its students, media said on Thursday. Taimei Elementary School is introducing the uniforms for incoming pupils, each costing more than 80,000 yen ($729), including optional items, or more than three times as much as current ones, the Huffington Post said. Armani's Japan head office, located in Ginza, is just 200 meters (219 yards) away from the grade school. read more


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