In a Tokyo studio Fujisawa Yuki processes old clothing, giving it new life using dye or lace. She also uses the technique of hot stamping to apply gold or silver leaf, reinforcing damaged areas and making them shine. She says she loves the "memory" of old clothing, evoking a time, a place or a person. She enjoys speculating about who made it and the personality of its former owner. This comes through in her work, carrying those memories forward into the future.
In the hands of Fujisawa Yuki, old clothing is reborn
Hot stamping with gold or silver foil repairs damaged areas and makes them shine
Fujisawa enjoys imagining the personality of the clothing's former owner