“Fight Fashion Fund” designer, sponsored by PARCO, has been chosen for 2013.
Jun Okamoto, the owner and designer for “Wallflower bu jun okamoto” in Kumamoto and another store in Shibuya. This fund is used to support first time fashion designers get their own business going, or in Jun’s case, to keep it going. About 30,000 yen is given to the winner in an effort to help them launch their dreams. Jun’s designs are said to be “poetic and ennui”, and both the men’s and woman’s line is done in “innocent, soft color with feminine details”. Jun will be participating in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO for the first time.
“Fashion Week” is held twice a year in cities around the world (Paris, Milan, London, New York, and Tokyo) and is used to unveil the years latest fashion collections. Tokyo’s fashion week will be centered at Shibuya Hikarie and Mercedes-Benze Connection in Roppongi.
Check out more the Jun’s fashions here: