The vision was to create a couture/ ready to wear collection that reflects our times as well as honor our past, combining old world craftsmanship with a post modern aesthetic! Focusing on Redefining Everyday wear, Couture Hand Made Garments & Accessories, Club Gear & More!
CHATEAU DE LION is about freedom of movement with durable functionality with style that fits the demands of our ever demanding lifestyles of work, gym, play and relaxing. Yuki Tanaka believes keeping up the traditions of quality and construction only found in Couture throughout the process of creating & designing each prototype by hand from sketch to finish!
Yuki has studied Fashion Design at Parson's School of Design in New York & has worked professionally as a Fashion Designer & as a Fashion Stylist for music videos aired on MTV, commercials & private clients in Miami, New York, & San Francisco. Yuki was also a couturier/stylist on the John Legend Evolver Tour.
Yuki's Art has also been exhibited in Miami's Wynwood Art District & various gallery shows in New York including The National Arts Club and Collective Hardware.
Yuki believes in keeping up the tradition and quality in garment construction only found in couture and creates & designs each prototype by hand from sketch to finish and takes great care in sourcing quality fabrics and materials from around the world. Most of the leather and furs used are vegan synthetic fibers of the highest quality that gives you the warmth, look, and weather durability found in fur & leather while being more sustainable! Any Leather that is real is reclaimed and re-purposed from being left to abandonment.
Much intention and care is put forth on sourcing materials and the production process to be sustainable & ethical! Tailor-made with LOVE in NYC!
Thank you for your Support & LIVE Fearlessly in Pursuit of Magic!