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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Vincenzo La Torre

Vincenzo La Torre

Italian-born Vincenzo La Torre started his career in fashion journalism after graduating from Columbia University in New York. He has previously worked for Vogue Japan, Harper's Bazaar Singapore and Prestige Hong Kong. Before joining the Post as fashion editor in 2017, Vincenzo was a member of the launch team of Vogue Arabia in Dubai.