Natsumi Zama

Black Sheep

Website

natsumizama.com

Location

tokyo / japan

University

university of the arts london, london college of fashion

Top Physical Stockists

R for D (Tokyo) / Sincerely, Tommy (NewYork) / MUUSE (Denmark) / ATTEMPT (Kyoto) / SENRI (Fukuoka)

Main Manufacturing Countries

Natsumi Zama is a womenswear designer based in Tokyo, Japan. Studied fashion design at Bunka in Japan and also graduated with a BA Honours in Fashion Design and Technology Womenswear from the London College of Fashion in 2009. During her study she started working for Louise Goldin as an assistant. Her graduate collection is showcased at an exclusive press show, and loved by Another magazine and other major fashion magazine. The collection is inspired by Japanese Traditional garments Kimono and made with colossal bows featuring in both structured and unstructured manners. The colourway of the collection is focused on a mono palette to define a purist aesthetic with very controlled detail. The collection also contains the idea of covering up exudes a certain prudish attitude. After graduation, she launched her own label, while worked as a machinist. She moved back to Japan in 2011 and keeps expanding her opportunities in Tokyo. Natsumi Zama’s style is both familiar and different. Getting her inspirations from the minimalism and aesthetics in daily life, her creations look simple, yet unique…