Yumi Katsura presented her new couture collection “The awakening of nature“, autumn-winter 2017-2018 in Paris. A collection inspired by two Japanese artists Kiitsu Suzuki and Sotatsu Tawaraya, valuing Japanese crafts. The love of tradition and modernism will blend without compromise.
A rich and colorful collection full of life, highlights the fauna and flora. All the elements are made by hand in the pure Japanese tradition. Thus, it guarantees the continuity of ancestral know-how.
The all-over prints inspired by the animals and the Japanese flora are surprising, the collection is rich in movements, it fully feels the awakening of nature. From evening to evening, the evening dresses tell a magical story and become living pictures.
The passion for truth, authenticity and tradition pushes the creator to forge a bridge between the East and the West. She draws the pieces of a Parisian dressing to make them switch to a scene of Japanese collection, unless it is the reverse …
The woman, Yumi Katsura, is chic and elegant, the icon of a contemporary creation in harmony with the nature that surrounds it.