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'A' is for Armani: public grade school in Tokyo adopts designer uniforms

TOKYO 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.

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