Yuki Torimaru(1937-), Fashion designer and textile engineer
Gnyuki ('Yuki') Torimaru
Sitter in 1 portrait
Born in Miyazaki, Japan, Gnyuki studied architecture before becoming a textile engineer. He moved to London in 1964 and attended the London College of Fashion, graduating in 1966. He worked for and acquired valuable experience at many fashion houses including Pierre Cardin. He launched his own designer label collection for Harvey Nichols in 1972. His designs are noted for their dramatic cuts which often uses panels cut on a full circle which give a luxurious shape and drape.