45 Years of Yaccomaricard

In 1977 Yaccomaricard was formed in a Tokyo district known as the beating heart of youth fashion by self-confessed hippies from design backgrounds. Active in the local art scene Mariko...

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In conversation with Motoko McNulty - Happy Sky Bakery Founder

Motoko McNulty is the founder of the London-based Happy Sky Bakery, a West London institution specialising in handmade, additive-free Japanese bread. Hailing from Yokohama, Motoko's...

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In conversation with Ayumi Yaemori Yaccomaricard's Head Pattern Maker

Pattern making is an art form, the unsung hero of the design process, as the pattern maker realises the design team's vision, bringing it to...

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Yaccomaricard's Kazumi Umezawa on the concept behind the Autumn/Winter collection.

We talked to Kazumi Umezawa Yaccomaricard’s planning director based at the Tokyo headquarters about the new autumn and winter season ahead.     Tell us a...

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In Conversation With Yaccomaricard's designer Tomoko Tanikawa

We spoke to Tomoko Tanikawa; one of our Tokyo based design team who specialises in technical development. Drawing from her 23 years experience with Yaccomaricard,...

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International Women's day: Founder Mariko Watanabe.

Fashion and retail is an industry powered by women but led by men, so on this International Women's day, we talked with Yaccomaricard founder Mariko...

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An introduction to our spring/summer collection by Managing Director Sei Watanabe

 Sei Watanabe at Yaccomaricard Tokyo's head office.   The theme for our spring and summer collection is Power of the Earth. We felt a sense of...

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In Conversation With Yaccomaricard's Planning Director Kazumi Umezawa

With a long career in fashion spanning visual merchandising, new label launches and brand overhauls Kazumi’s current role is to help guide the aesthetic vision...

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In conversation with Yaccomaricard Managing Director Sei Watanabe

Based at the Yaccomaricard head office in Tokyo, Sei recently stepped up to take over the role of Managing Director from her mother Mariko Watanabe...

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