Maiko Kurogouchi (mame)
Born 1985 in Nagano, Japan. Started her own design label mame and established the Kurogouchi Design Office in 2010 at the age of 25. Recognized for releasing PVC bags alongside her apparel designs. Awarded the Newcomer’s Award/Shiseido Encouragement Prize at the 32nd Mainichi Fashion Grand Prix 2014.