junko shimada

Junko Shimada by Luxuryactivist.

Junko Shimada by Luxuryactivist.

Junko Shimada was one of the first japanese fashion designers to settle down in Paris in the 60’s. Since then, the creative fashion artist stayed loyal to her undeniable style, bringing the perfect harmony between elegance and creativity. She is our fashion designer of the month. Ms Shimada studied at Sujino Gajen Dressmaker Institute if Tokyo and after a visit to Paris, she was completely seduced by the french capital. She decided to move to Paris. Her career is outstanding as she worked for brilliant reference houses in fashion and design. After working for Mafia Design Studio, she entered Cacharel first as Chief Designer of the children line and then for the men’s line. 1981 is an important date as she created and founded her own Studio. A couple of years after that, she was already claimed by the press as “the most parisian of japanese”!. 1984 was the opening…