Designer ProfileAfter years of learning to make clothing on his own, Yuima entered the Fashion Course of Belgium's Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts at eighteen. Returning to Japan upon graduation, he founded the women's fashion label, “YUIMA NAKAZATO" . He has since, continued to present his works mainly in Paris, while creating order-made designs for recording artists. From 2010, he has also started a menswear line.
Born in Tokyo, Japan.
Entered the Fashion Course at Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
Upon completing the Masters Course of the Royal Academy, his Final Presentation was awarded the Innovation Award by Ann Demeulemeester. Furthermore, his shoe designs were recognized also, and have been put into the Antwerp Mode Museum (MoMu) for permanent preservation. Among the many awards he has received in Europe, is the Vertice Award from the DIESEL sponsored, International Talent Support (ITS) Fashion Competition held in
Begins order-made designs for celebrities and recording artists in and out of Japan. Works include, a costume for Fergie, of the Black Eyed Peas worn for their World Tour and Lady GaGa's costume for a performance in Japan. Received the YKK Award at the ITS Accessories Competition in Italy.
YUIMA NAKAZATO men?s collection presented on the runway at Tokyo.
Featured on “V magazine", as Nicola Formichetti?s nomination for future talents, “Best Dress-up"-the next upcoming designer
CategoryMen's & Women's/ Clothing, Bags, Shoes and Accessories
YUIMA NAKAZATO DESIGN STUDIO
Mika Hayashida[PR JAPAN]
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