Category Archive: Student Work

An indigo and sustainability workshop with Elisa Palomino and the Noguchi family

We were visited yesterday by the extremely talented and inspiring Elisa Palmino, who over her long career has worked for Dior, Moschino, and DVF (to name a few). She is now the course leader… Continue reading

Ballets Russes 2.5D Workshop report!

At the beginning of the summer, the GFC was asked by the curators of The National Art Center Tokyo to do a workshop in tandem with their INSANELY GREAT exhibition of costumes from the Ballets… Continue reading

Bunka x Cool Biz student design contest – an article

A model demonstrates Mai Fusegi’s winning jacket design. | DAPHNE MOHAJER-VA-PESARAN STYLE & DESIGN Cool Biz 2014 inspires refreshing designs BY DAPHNE MOHAJER-VA-PESARAN SPECIAL TO THE JAPAN TIMES, June 9th, 2014 Dressed in a… Continue reading

Bunka GFC x National Art Center Tokyo workshop

In collaboration with the National Art Center Tokyo, The Global Fashion Concentration first year students will be holding a creative workshop on the theme of The Ballet Russe. The costumes from the Ballet… Continue reading

Ko-Sen Graduation Exhibition

Check check it out. Bunka Fashion College’s “Ko-Sen” class (or Advanced Techniques class) is having their graduation exhibition in the basement of the resource center. It is pretty epic in terms of technique… Continue reading

Evolution and Succession – Bunka x MEXT fashion show

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT, the ministry that also gives out scholarships to foreign students who want to study in Japan…)  teamed up with Bunka Gakuen and 6… Continue reading

IFFTI 2014 International Fashion Illustration Contest Results

Thank you to all the participants, paper presenters and wonderful people who came to our school last week for the 2014 IFFTI Conference. I look forward to seeing you all next year in… Continue reading

A lecture in undergarments

I stopped in to visit Professor Sunahase on her second-to-last day of class in the undergarments course in Bunka Gakuen University the other day and she gave me a bit of an inside… Continue reading

Fashion Illustration – Student Exhibition

  2013 Fashion Illustration Exhibition February 17 ~ 21 2014 ** 9:30 ~ 5:00 Endo Hall Annex Gallery in the F Bldg. ( The little gallery behind the giant seashell ) There will be… Continue reading

Bunkasai 2014 Show pieces UP CLOSE- Part 5

Continuing with my posts showing detailed, up-close photos of the collections from this year’s Bunkasai Fashion Show…Next we have SPOOKY ‘GOTH’ BOSS LADY, as I call it. Overall, I thought the inspiration for… Continue reading