Chitose Abe is a Japanese fashion designer. She has worked with Junya Watanabe for “Comme les garcons” for 8 years before launching her brand, Sacai, in 1999.
Chitose Abe was honored the Grand Prix of the 25th Mainichi Newspaper Fashion Award in 2007, and Designer of the Year by the Fashion Editor’s Club of Japan in 2009.
Since the March 2006, Abe has also created a collaborative capsule collection with her alma mater called sacai gem, which is available exclusively through the Comme des Garçons stores, 10 Corso Como Comme des Garçons in Aoyama Tokyo, and Dover Street Market in London. Most recently, Abe was invited to design a mini-collection with Moncler available from the S.S 2010 season.
Her style is original, creative and ultra feminine.