Photography Simone Konu Rae
These are the recruits. Commonly known in Japan as ‘recruito’ these women can be found all over Tokyo looking for work. They always look busy, with phone at the ready, rushing from one place to another in the hope of securing their first job. With almost identikit skirt suits, conveniently sold as a set, mid heel shoes, and black handbags these women demonstrate the constrains surrounding dress and individuality placed on the Japanese female workforce.