About Designer

 

"We pursue genuine creations for all independent and intelligent individuals to be more yourself, beyond gender, age and nationality. Fashion is attitude."

 

Brand's Biography :

MIKAGE SHIN is the luxury fashion brand established by Mikage Shin in New York since 2019. The brand has proposed new architectural layers with genderless narrative aesthetic. The 20th century’s art history and 21st century’s social problems highly inspire Mikage’s avant-garde designs. MIKAGE SHIN has been featured by VOGUE ITALIA, ELLE, Teen VOGUE, VFILES, Refinary 29, L'OFFICIEL LITHUANIA and lots of diverse artists. MIKAGE SHIN successfully achieved its first PFW runway show in February 2020.

Designer's Biography :

Mikage Shin /CEO and Designer

Mikage was born in Tokyo in 1991. Mikage graduated from Waseda University in 2014 and entered Japanese company in Tokyo. After leaving the company, she entered PARSONS College of Art and Design in NY.

In May 2019, Mikage graduated from Parsons School of Design. Mikage started her label, MIKAGE SHIN, in New York and had first exhibition in Paris Fashion Week 2020. Mikage was based in New York globally until 2020, but moved her base to Japan in September 2020.

Since her move, she has been featured in VOUGE JAPAN, WWD USA, WWD JAPAN, GINZA, SPUR, SO-EN, GQ JAPAN, and more. Mikage also participated in Rakuten Fashion Week TOKYO 2021 AW for the first time and received an exceptional response due to the high quality of her work.

In addition, Mikage's statements against gender discrimination and respect for diversity, as well as her sincere social stance on social issues such as the SDGs, have led her to receive numerous independent interviews from outside the fashion industry, including COSMOPOLITAN JAPAN and HuffPost Japan.

Mikage is currently one of the up-and-coming designers that the media is most interested in.

 

2014
Graduated from Waseda University
2014
Joined Dentsu Inc.
2017
Enrolled in Parsons School of Design
2018
Participated in NYFW and appeared in many other shows
2019
Official participation in VFW, and appeared in many other shows
2020
Participated in NYFW and Paris Fashion Week
2021
First participation in Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo

 

 

 

進美影/ 代表取締役兼デザイナー

1991年東京都出身。2014年早稲田大学卒業。同年、一般企業への入社を経て、2017年よりNYのPARSONS美術大学に入学。在学時にNYFWでのショーに招待される。以降、卒業前からNYFW等多数のファッションウィークに招待されコレクションを発表。これまでにVOGUE ITALIA,ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, VFILES等のメディアに作品が掲載され、2018年12月にNY1 Spectrum NewsよりTV取材を受ける。2019年5月、パーソンズ美術大学を卒業。

2020年2月にParis Fashion Week で初のメインコレクションの展示会を開催。同年までNew Yorkを拠点にグローバルに活動していたが、同年9月に拠点を日本に移動。拠点移動後、VOUGE JAPAN、 WWD USA、WWD JAPAN、GINZA、SPUR、装苑、GQ JAPAN、等にも取材・掲載される。デザイナー自身のバックグラウンドからジェンダー差別に反対し多様性を尊重する発言や、SDGsといった社会問題にも真摯に取り組む社会的姿勢から、COSMOPOLITAN JAPANやHuffPost Japanなどファッション業界以外のからも単独取材を多数受ける。今メディアがもっとも注目する気鋭デザイナーの一人である。

 

2017
パーソンズ美術大学 入学
2018
NYFW参加、他多数のショーに出演
2019
VFW公式参加、他多数のショーに出演
2020

ブランドとして本格始動

初のメインコレクションをパリファッションウィークで発表

2021

2022

Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo初参加

東京で初の単独ショーを開催