Category: Koko Yamase – Kakkoii Couture Remake / Cut Up Couture

Three New Additions to My Wardrobe, Koko Yamase Style

Once again, thank you Koko Yamase for pushing me into reconstructing these men’s sweaters and dress shirts even though I’m lazy :)

It’s my first time doing sewing projects like this, so of course the results are not perfect. Nevertheless, I’m so happy when each of them came out as I expected. The feeling of glee when I held them up for final inspection is really something to remember. All of the men’s sweaters (brown and black) and men’s dress shirt are from thrift stores,

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Kakkoii Couture Remake by Koko Yamase

A month ago I went to SF Japan Town’s Kinokuniya book store and found “Kakkoii Couture Remake” by Koko Yamase. If you’re into DIY clothing, I highly recommend you to buy it at Kinokuniya nearest you. Yamase-dono brings Matriochka (yes, the site is beautiful) to the fashion world, and this book is so inpirational even for non-Japanese speaking people with limited sewing skills.

But wait! Now you don’t have to stress over your lack of Japanese language knowledge :)

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