Tomo Koizumi’s Capsule Collection for Emilio Pucci Has Been RevealedThe Capsule Collaboration Between Tomo Koizumi and Emilio Pucci Has Been Revealed

Photography courtesy of Emilio Pucci.

“It’s like one of my biggest dreams came true.”

“I really wanted to create a fantasy side to fashion, which people really need now,” says Tokyo-based creative Tomo Koizumi shortly before his capsule collection for the Italian house of Emilio Pucci was unveiled this morning. Although Koizumi was experiencing jet lag–he’d flown into Milan just a day earlier–you’d never know from his affable, laid-back manner that he was about to debut a collection that contributes to the oeuvre of such an important brand.

The over seventy-year-old house of Pucci, best known for its wild print work that was a signature style of the free-spirited ‘60s, approached Koizumi to collaborate after he was named a finalist for this year’s LVMH Prize. (Instead of there being a winner this year, he and the seven other finalists received

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