Fashion Design Department
Ms. Tamae Hirokawa, one of the leading fashion designers in Japan, conducted a workshop in Higher College of Technology entitled “Fashion Designing Workshop.” It was held on 16th May 2016 at the Multipurpose Hall (MPH) in English Language Center (ELC).
Hirokawa is a Creative Director, Fashion Designer and Artist at SOMA Design. She established her own studio “SOMA Design” in March 2006 which does fashion and graphic designing, sound creating and visual directing. She also She also established her own designing project "SOMARTA" at the same time. For her recent work, she released “Kimono-Couture” in 2014, its concept was "Japanese traditional style in the new era" using Kimono material.
The workshop included an overview of her work, the latest Japanese technology on designing and her recent work using Kimono or Japanese traditional dress couture to introduce a new way to mix traditional and modern fashion.
For more info, an article was published at Oman Observer : http://omanobserver.om/japanese-fashion-designer-conducts-workshops/ on 18th May2016.