Designer ProfileBorn in Kishiwada City, Osaka, Koshino received the first prize of the design competition sponsored by the Nippon Designers Club while studying at the Bunka Fashion College, Tokyo. In 1964, she opened the first haute couture store in Shinsaibashi, a prime location in Osaka, and since 1977 she has presented her collection in Tokyo until now. Her sensational debut in Europe was in 1978, when she participated in the Alta Moda in Rome as the first Japanese designer. For 10 years from 1982, she was engaged in the Paris Pret-a-Porter Collection, and ever since then has been invited to present collections in many cities around the world, as well as collaborating events with artists from other fields. She went back to the Paris Pret-a-Porter Collection in 2009, and with her experiences of exhibiting her art works during recent years, in 2011 she had the exhibition of both fashion works and art works in Paris. Koshino won the Mainichi Fashion Grand Prix in 1997, and the Osaka Art Awards 2001.
Brand Profile[Established year] 1982
HIROKO KOSHINO is one of Japan’s representative brand and is highly appraised worldwide. 5 women’s ready to wear line, HIROKO KOSHINO COUTURE, HIROKO KOSHINO PREMIER, HIROKO KOSHINO, TRUNK, and HIROKO BIS, together counts 250 shops in Japan and overseas. The brand also offers various licensed line such as women’s wear for TV home shopping, small items including bags, purses, hats, men’s fashion items from clothes to bags , and daily items such as towels and tableware.
CategoryWomen's / Ready To Wear, Shoes, Hats, Accessories and others
HIROKO KOSHINO Co.,Ltd
HIROKO KOSHINO Co.,Ltd. / Ms. Masae Kusano
HIROKO KOSHINO GINZA
- 4-3-13 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
KH Gallery Ginza
- B1F Wako Namiki-dori Building, 4-3-13 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
KH Gallery Ashiya