A jewel find for fashion connoisseurs! Gorgeous example of original YOSHIKI HISHINUMA collection as solo Japanese designer in 1992. Exquisitely handcrafted in Japan, through a particular process that makes each garment OOAK. Material is polyester, uniquely drapped in a sea of tiny waves, which change in shape throughout the garment.This techniques makes the fabric somewhat stretchable, thus, can adjust well to both small & medium sized people. Color is wine purple, and the front is lined in green color. The neck can be worn fully closed (turtleneck) or open to show the contrasting green underneath. The inside area of the neck is tie-dyed in purple polka-dots.
The back neck has a contrasting green panel with purple stripes. Buttons up in front with delicate abalone shell discs. Sleeves are meant to hang a bit (like oversized). Armpit to armpit (flat, unatretched) - 18.Shoulder to hem (long peak) - 23. Shoulder to shoulder (approx, unstretched) - 14. Born in 1958, Sendai City, Japan. After studying at the Bunka College of Fashion and then working at Miyake Design Studio, he became a freelance designer, specializing mainly in costume design and costumes stage productions. He designed many costumes with highly original shapes.
In 1992, he initiated a line of clothing for women under the bland name Yoshiki Hishinuma, and he also began showing his collection in Paris. In 1996, he was awarded teh Mainichi Prize for Fashion for using the very latest technology to breathe new life into traditional Japanese tie-dye designs. An exhibition of his works designed over the last ten years was held in 1999 at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag in the Netherlands. In 2000, he was in charge of costume design for an original ballet production being held by Nederlands Dans Theater, Arcimboldo 2000. The item "NWOT RARE Vintage 1992 YOSHIKI HISHINUMA couture draped top M" is in sale since Wednesday, July 17, 2019.
This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Women\Women's Clothing\Tops". The seller is "bluegreenhappy" and is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This item can be shipped worldwide.