Tadashi Shoji

Tadashi Shoji Fall 2011. Photo Credit: Kristen Colapinto

Tadashi Shoji Fall 2011

One of the shows I attended this season was Tadashi Shoji's Fall 2011 Runway Presentation. Tadashi Shoji is the founder and chief designer of the Tadashi Shoji collection. Born and raised in Sendai, Japan, he began painting and drawing from a youn...
Tadashi Shoji Spring 2011. Photo Credit: Kristen Colapinto

Tadashi Shoji S/S2011 Presentation

One of the first presentations that I had the pleasure of viewing at the Lincoln Center was designer, Tadashi Shoji's. For this presentation, the models stood beneath white trees dressed in pale gowns of muted blushes, soft lilacs and golds; crinkled silk chiffon, ruffled organza and lace. In their presence - a sea of photographers anxious to catch their shot vied for the perfect, front row spot and the designer himself mingled in the crowd excitedly speaking of his work: