Sueko Oshimoto who is a costume designer and a kimono master held her lecture 'Kimono Couture' as a guest lecturer at the Nibei foundation in Sawtel. Couture means the design and manufacture of fashionable clothes to a client's specific requirements and measurements.
She introduced her past projects and fashion magazines that she did styling, and she talked about the image of a kimono from overseas views, industry people's reactions about new kimono look and secret stories using a projector.
The brand concept of Sueko dress line 'We honer our heritage as we design the future"
Carmen Electra wore Sueko kimono dress for Genlux magazine editorial.
A demonstration of how to tie an obi by Mimi Imagawa, Sayoko Nakazono who are pupils of Sueko Oshimoto.
Model: Fusako Shiotani
We had Q&A at the end of the lecture.
We got a question about Japanese wedding at this time so we put a wedding picture on the wall. We like Q&A moment because the guests give us lots of unique questions that we never expected.
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A coming-of-age ceremony we call Seijinshiki was held in Los Angeles, and Kimono SK did all kimono dressing for new adults and performers at the event. More than 30 new adults participated the ceremony in this year. Also, Japan consul general and Mrs. participated every year.
Sueko Oshimoto is a kimono master and costume designer, Kentaro Terra is a kimono stylist and photographer. They've started KIMONO SK in 2010.