March 9 - April 9, 2006
The Art of Kimono
Magic Pony is proud to present Japanese artist and fashion designer Mamechiyo for her first Canadian exhibition. Mamechiyo is a contemporary designer who has been revolutionary in redefining traditional Japanese dress. Her use of modern intertwined with tradition has resulted in a refreshing and unique interpretation of the kimono. Pulling inspiration from all around her, Tokyo-based Mamechiyo sources vintage fabrics, creates her own textiles and styles whimsical Kimono creations that are enthusiastically embraced by a new generation. Mamechiyo's flair for creating cutting-edge fashion centered around the Kimono has resulted in a resurgence of popularity in both the Kimono and traditional Japanese dress.
Celebrated throughout Japan for her textile design and kimono styling, Mamechiyo has only recently gained recognition in North America. Mamechiyo : the Art of Kimono will be Mamechiyo's first solo exhibit in North America and her first appearance in Canada. The exhibit will combine photography, textiles and Japanese Kimono dress to create a fantastic portrayal of the exquisite world of Mamechiyo's Kimono.
Thurs March 9th 2006
6-10pm . Artist will be in attendance
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• Photo Gallery