Designer Tomo Koizumi takes a bow after his debut catwalk show at Marc Jacobs’ Madison Avenue boutique during New York Fashion Week in February. Photo: Jonas Gustavsson/MCV Photo for The Washington Post

Japanese designer and fashion week sensation Tomo Koizumi on his overnight rise, and staying grounded while thinking big

  • Lady Gaga wore him in 2016, but it was a chance Instagram post five months ago that propelled the 30-year-old to Madison Avenue and fashion’s big time
  • Recognised for his flamboyant gowns, he has since dressed Miley Cyrus, picked up a slew of orders, and is designing singer Miriam Yeung’s tour costumes
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Designer Tomo Koizumi takes a bow after his debut catwalk show at Marc Jacobs’ Madison Avenue boutique during New York Fashion Week in February. Photo: Jonas Gustavsson/MCV Photo for The Washington Post
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