Discover Yumi Katsura‘s Spring Summer 2018 Bonds Couture Collection, inspired by famous Japanese and European painters such as Hokusai, Monet, Van Gogh and Riviere. For SS18 Couture collection Japanese designer builds a bridge between far East and West, where tradition and modernity merge in a poetic embrace.
“Yumi Katsura pays a tribute to the famous painter Hukosai and the traditional Japanese art « Ukiyo-e ». These Japanese woodblock prints greatly inspired western painting. Seduced by the magic of the master painters Yumi Katsura catches the miracle of nature. Once again wildlife is omnipresent in her creations. Full of prints and life, this collection honors the silk dyeing traditional technique called Yuzen.
Deeply concerned by the Japanese “savoir-faire“, designer preserves and enhances ancestral methods of creation. Her fabrics are smooth, graceful, sophisticated and they magnificently highlight a dazzling range of colors. Rooted in Paris fashion, the shapes of the fashion house symbolize her identity.“