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Fashion designer

Michii Moon, Japanese fashion designer. Fellow Japan Textile/Apparel Industries Rationalization Agency; member Fashion Group New York.

Background

Moon, Michii was born on August 24, 1936 in Kochi-Ken, Japan. Daughter of Ryoichi and Satoki (Kawakami) Matakawa.

Education

Certified, Bunka College Fashion, Tokyo, 1960. Bachelor in English Literature, Meiji University, Tokyo, 1964. Associate Applied Science in Fashion Design with distinction, Fashion Institute of Technology, 1965.

Career

Associate designer, Mignon & Sons., Inc., New York City, 1966-1969; senior designer, Goulder Company, Inc., New York City, 1970-1980; director design, Christian Dior Sportswear, New York City, 1981-1985; director design, Michii Moon division Manchester Modes, New York City, 1985-1987; design director, Michii Moon (division Sanyon Fashion House), New York City, since 1987. Critic Fashion Institute Technology, New York City, 1990, 91, 92. Guest designer Dallas Apparel Mart Organisation, 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Translator: Designing Apparel through the Flat Pattern, 1984.

Membership

Fellow Japan Textile/Apparel Industries Rationalization Agency. Member Fashion Group New York.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, golf, painting, photography, ancient history.

Connections

Married H. Moon, September 5, 1970.

father:
Ryoichi Matakawa

mother:
Satoki (Kawakami) Matakawa

spouse:
H. Moon