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2014.12.25 (thu)

Christmas market in Milano

Christmas market in Milano
Every year, there is a nice Christmas market surrounding the Duomo, that the people of Milano look forward to. There are ornaments and gifts, as well as a rich variety of regional foods. Recently it has been quite foggy in Milano, and yesterday the fog descended upon the market, creating views similar to a scenes out of Fellini movies. Kyoko Milano, December 25, 2014 Museo del Novecento salami pigs candie [...]

2014.12.25 (thu)

Christmas shop windows in Milano

Christmas shop windows in Milano
Christmas is a special season for shop window displays. This year in Milano, the windows of fashion and furniture shops are simple and quite elegant. Except for a few exceptions ..... Kyoko Milano, December 25, 2014 children's shop in Via della Spiga mounted policemen B & B Gervasoni Poltrona Frau Bastimento - Zucchi Max Mara Rinascente Massimo Dutti [...]

2014.11.03 (mon)

Joint project between Borseggi Milano & IoU Sweden

Joint project between Borseggi Milano & IoU Sweden
Borseggi Milano and IoU Sweden are collaborating to launch a collection of SHIMA-SHIMA products such as aprons, tote bags and wine bags. The articles will be sewn in Opera prison in Milano, and there are plans for distribution in Sweden, as well as in Italy. Borseggi always has the most wonderful ideas for Christmas gifts, and we look forward to seeing what they will create this winter with the SHIMA-SHIMA fabrics. At the moment, the aprons [...]

2014.09.29 (mon)

Milano Fashion Week: MARNI celebrates 20th year

Milano Fashion Week:  MARNI celebrates 20th year
Last week, during Milano Fashion Week, MARNI celebrated their 20th year anniversary with a beautiful Flower Market at Rotonda della Besana, which was filled with incredible flowers and stylish people. Kyoko Milano, September 29, 2014

2014.09.29 (mon)

SHIMA-SHIMA fashion collection by Costruzioni

SHIMA-SHIMA fashion collection by Costruzioni
Marina and Alida, owners of Costruzioni in Pavia, Italy, have decided to launch a SHIMA-SHIMA fashion collection next March.  Costruzioni is a unique store that is well known for their interior design products, as well women's clothing.  We met over lunch in early August to discuss the type of apparel that they would like to create.  The clothing will be sewn in Italy, and will be available from March 2015. Already, we have developed some pro [...]

2014.07.10 (thu)

Fashion collection by SHIMA-SHIMA

Fashion collection by SHIMA-SHIMA
In April 2014, SHIMA-SHIMA launched a collection created by 2 young Japanese designers who currently work in Paris. The apparel by Hans Ito and hats by [ Xi by N ] were on shown at Ginza Mitsukoshi and Shinjuku Isetan. The show was a great success, attended by many visitors, and much of the collection sold out during the event. Kyoko Milano, July 09, 2014