He would submit ideas, but the Japanese Olympic Committe (JOC) rejected them, and this included the uniform’s basic color. Mochizuki long wanted a red jacket. In 1960, he offered a red jacket, and the JOC went with his white one.
Who “designed” the 1964 Olympics uniforms?
W. David Marx

I changed this to reflect the fact that the JOC did indeed use one of his 1960 design ideas. My earlier paragraph incorrectly suggested that the JOC outright rejected his red piping white blazer.

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