Archive for February, 2011

Africa

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

For the Spring and Summer 2011 season (what you find in stores now), there are many pieces which inspiration was from Africa. I was so inspired when I visited Africa, the scenery and the animals were so beautiful.
I went to Kenya, the Samburu and the Masai Mara, there were many wild animals, the huge sky and the landscape was just amazing!

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Photo with the ladies wearing the traditional clothing. When they found me, they gave me this necklace and danced the Samba!

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There was this interesting tree called “the Christmas tree”. There are bird nests hanging from the branches.

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A photo that I took of a giraffe. The silouhette is beautiful!
The print that I made by adding some colorful clouds turned into this dress. You can find it in the stores now!

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The AW2011 show finished. You can see the photos and videos online now, please check!

New Corner At Le Bon Marché, Paris

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Tsumori Chisato February Newsletter

Tsumori Chisato Spring-Summer 2011

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Tsumori Chisato January Newsletter

Barbette Boutique

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Shop installation in my Paris boutique has changed to this season’s version!
In this shop, there is a big space where we display new installations which is collaborated with many artists every season.
For the last couple seasons, I’ve asked Guillaume to do the installations but this season, Emilie has made the new one.

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The first picture is the new installation.
It’s very feminine, poetic and cute!!!
I think female artist can bring out the feminine aspects of TSUMORI CHISATO.
This installation is called “Rainbow Scarf”.
The scarf is growing out and it expresses nature world like rainbow, clouds,
rain, river, sea, and flowers.

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Cocktail party was held in the Paris shop with it’s new installation and invited many customers. The second picture is a shot with Emilie.
Emilie came with her husband and her very cute son.
Thank you for the beautiful installation Emilie!!!

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The party had homelike atomosphere with friendly customers and staffs.

Vegetable Sushi restaurant, Potager

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Kakizawa-san, known as the patissier for vegetable cakes, newly opened a vegetable sushi restaurant! Kakizawa-san has been shopping at my boutique for several years now, we`ve done few collaborations like the special cake for the 20th year anniversary party. I was invited to this newly opened sushi restaurant`s reception.

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Inside the restaurant is a very modern area, nothing like a normal “sushi bar”. Very high ceiling and comfortable. Staff`s uniform was nothing what you imagine from a sushi bar.

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First I had a vegetable terrine. The colorful vegetables were so beautiful!

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They all look like sushi, but none of them uses fish. What you see is all vegetables- carrot puree, mushrooms, tomatoes and onions. All the vegetables are cooked differently, and they all look like sushi!
It`s so healthy, when my vegitarian friend visits Japan, I`d like to take him there!

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