Black Crane (Tokyo, Japan via Los Angeles, CA)
Black Crane is a brand by Alexander Yamaguchi and Momoko Suzuki. It represents pure deep black as Alexander and Momoko are deeply interested in their Japanese roots as well as ancient Japanese culture and civilization. Focusing on a silhouette that complements supple lines and comfort, their collection is characterized as minimal and edgy.
As Alexander and Momoko also consider environmental issues seriously, all production process including fabric weaving take place locally in Los Angeles. Black Crane’s designer, Alexander Yamaguchi who is skilled in silkscreen printing and patterning, also has his own brand, under his own name: Alexander Yamaguchi. With Momoko’s background in environmental art and architecture, they influence each other and reflect their inspiration in their clothes