Black Crane’s spring 2013 collection has arrived in a palette featuring navy blue, acid green, and stone. We are in love with Black Crane’s collection this season which consists of easy pieces such as dresses, cover ups, t-shirts and “go to” tops.
Read more about Black Crane’s designer, Momo Suzuki below. Article from Her Ribbons and Her Bows blog.
Alongside her husband Alexander Yamaguchi, Japanese born Momo Suzuki is one half of the creative duo behind the ultimate lesson in laid back simplicity: Black Crane. Inspired by her Japanese heritage, Momo mixes minimal and relaxed silhouettes with playful textures and exaggerated proportions to create a range of garments that are both hugely comfortable and covetable.
Where are you and what are you doing right now?
I live in Los Angeles with my husband (Alexander Yamaguchi) and am currently working on my clothing company with him.
How did you get into design?
My parents were both huge influences. I grew up flicking through their interior design magazines or digging through my mom’s amazing clothing selection whenever I had the chance.
Tell us about your past jobs.
What lead you to your current position? I started out working in interior design and architecture. After that I started making hand made leather goods but as I watched the growth of my husband’s clothing line, I started wanting to design pieces which would relate more to my sort of life style.
Tell us about Black Crane.
How would you describe the Black Crane aesthetic? Super simple. I wanted to create clothes that you can wrap yourself up in without effort. I want my clothing to make you feel cosy and relaxed. The Black Crane aesthetic reflects my lifestyle as the wife of surfer who likes to drag me to the beach in the early morning when I’m sleepy and I don’t have a time to dress up…