Minju Kim has designed her Spring/Summer 2016 collection taking inspiration from the famous Japanese tale ‘The tale of the Princess Kaguya‘. Exploring the story of a miniature girl in the forest, she has put together a girly – almost childlike – and colorful universe.
Some of the garments look very juvenile and seem to be inspired directly from an imaginary world, with symbols and drawings relating to nature. The looks are light, rural and let the wind blows.
Another aspect of the collection, almost opposed, is darker, more mature, as if Minju Kim wanted to symbolize the end of the tale, when the miniature girl leave towards her original land, the moon.
Claire Le Boudouil