This year’s LVMH prize winner Kozaburo Akasaka unveiled his Spring/Summer 2018 collection for his namesake label KOZABURO.
Originally from Japan, born and raised in Tokyo, Kozaburo Akasaka traveled to London to study Fashion Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art where he obtained his undergraduate degree. He then gained professional experiences with prestigious designers in New York such as Thom Browne. Having grown up during the 90s in Japan, Kozaburo’s aesthetic is heavily inspired by music subcultures and various street styles he was exposed to during that period. The timeless design of classic men’s apparel is at the core of his aesthetic.
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