Monday, August 25, 2014

第13回永津キャンプ「断捨離」・The Nagatsu Camp Vol. 13 "Dan Sha Ri"




We studied about "Dan Sha Ri", based on the book by Hideko Yamashita.

"Dan Sha Ri" is "De-clutter (refuse - throw away - separate)"
Doing Dan Sha Ri, we cannot only clean our room but also clean our mind.

Thanks to Ms. Hideko Yamashita for coming up this concept.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Source4Style / KatsuKafe

KatsuKafe opened a virtual showroom on the Source4Style where you can access 24/7, 365 days, anytime you want and anywhere you are.
Just a click the site below, you can find amazing products from Japan.


Monday, August 18, 2014

The KNY Academy, a new intern Gigi Cobos from Ecuador

Gigi joined us as an intern in August for 3 months. She was born in New York but her family and culture are from Ecuador. So, she grew up in Ecuador and graduated as a fashion designer from Azuay University there. Her hometown, Cuenca, is the third largest city in Ecuador, and listed as UNESCO World Heritage Trust.

Why do you want to work at KNY: I am passionate about textiles and the company model of KNY with a strong philosophy based on the wellness of customers and employees, which approaches a lot to the model business I would like to carry on in the future in Ecuador, so I have a lot to learn in here.

What is your goal for this internship: To learn about the structure or model of a textiles company, and how does business from other culture take place in different markets.

What is your goal in 3 years: To learn more about sustainable management with a MSC in Sustainable Management and Environmental Policies, and to collaborate with companies with different focus and points of view, by that way I could begin a prototype of my own business.

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Intern of Katsu NY, Yena Lee from Korea

Yena joined us as an intern in August for 3 months. She graduated from Koomin University with Management Information System degree. Please check about Yena. Hope she will learn a lot from us.

I was born in Seoul, Korea and now live in Pangyo where is a new town near Seoul. I am a participant in Korea WEST, which is an international exchange program of the U.S. and South Korean governments. I studied English in San Diego for 4 months before coming to New York. And It has been 8 months since I came to New York.

Why do you want to work at KNY: When I looked for internship, I saw KNY wants people to see their philosophy on the website before applying for the internship. When I first saw the philosophy, the first thing that comes to my mind was how KNY people put all their effort on their company's success. Under their philosophy, I thought this is the only company that i can widen my horizons and improve myself by working. Also, In order to have a job in fashion industry in the future, I need to learn practical experience in business and see how fashion business works. Assisting with the sales team at KNY can let me understand our business well.

What is your goal for internship: Firstly, I want to know how Katsu New york operates and how their philosophy affects their business. Also, even if I am working here as an intern, I want to be blended with the KNY family. I want to interact with them and share our thoughts. Thus, I hope i could completely understand the whole process of fashion company at the end of my internship.

What is your goal in 3 years: Because I already graduated university before I came to the U.S, I would like to have a stable job in fashion industry with my internship experience. For the next couple or three years, I will be working and gaining experience. But because I am enjoying working in the U.S. now,especially working with many international people who are from different countries, I would find a way to work in the U.S. fashion market after I go back to Korea.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Welcome Hikari's mom and her friend.

We welcomed Ms. Masayo who is Hikari's mom and her friend, Ms. Hasegawa at club 75. Ms. Masayo is visiting Hikari for 10 days from Japan. Hope she will have great time with Hikari! Thank you for visiting us!!

Monday, August 4, 2014

KatsuKafe Opening!

Minimums and lead-time constraints should not hold you back from designing your next collection.

Katsu New York introduces KatsuKafe, where buys can commit to buying fabric without worrying about large minimums and long waits.
Just like any cafe, you want a cup of gourmet without buying the coffee maker and the beans.

Come check us out on Source4Style and break the barriers of fabric purchasing for the next season.
*Appointment required.