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Mint Designs Spring 2017 RTW

Nao Yagi and Hokuto Katsui drew inspiration from the rhythm and diversity of the New York City subway for their Mint Designs collection.

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2016

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2016

Architect-designer Ettore Sottsass inspired Nao Yagi and Hokuto Katsui’s fall Mint Designs collection.

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2016

Nao Yagi and Hokuto Katsui made florals feel fresh in cartoonish patterns.

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2015

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2015

For one of the more hotly anticipated shows of Tokyo Fashion Week, Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi of Mint Designs said they aimed to create “a classic faded world view for modern times.”

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2015

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2015

Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi dialed down their signature zaniness for a more commercial and wearable approach this season.

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2014

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2014

Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi mined a gritty punk territory for fall.

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2014

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2014

Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi have a reputation for making ample use of color and print in their collections, and their spring lineup was no exception.

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2013

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2013

Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi often turn out zany, loud prints, which they offered again for fall.

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2013

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2013

Designers Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi have a reputation for their quirky and innovative prints.

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2012

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2012

Hokum Katsui and Nao Yagi put together a special archive collection of their quirky graphic prints in dress form.

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2011

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2011

Designers Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi of Mint Designs showed a denim-heavy collection of garments in clean, easy shapes.

clock October 15, 2010WWD Staff

Mint Designs RTW Fall 2010

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Mint Designs RTW Fall 2010

Designers Hokuto Katsui and Nao Yagi are known for their quirky prints and colors and they delivered once again.

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2010

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Mint Designs RTW Spring 2010

Mint Designs turned out a dainty crop of dresses featuring details such as shimmery stripes, textured fabric and quirky graphics.

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