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Creative Director Miyako Nakamura on Motherhood, Her Work, and How the Two Influence Each Other

May 10, 2018

Creative Director Miyako Nakamura on Motherhood, Her Work, and How the Two Influence Each Other

Our creative director shares her thoughts on Mother’s Day.

How To Combine Stripes, Try a Reverse Tuxedo, and More Summer Styling Tips

May 12, 2017

How To Combine Stripes, Try a Reverse Tuxedo, and More Summer Styling Tips

MM designer Miyako Nakamura talks about her inspiration for our latest summer pieces, and how to wear them.

Spring Preview: Chic Stripes, Clean Drape, and a Showstopping Bouclé Pantsuit

March 10, 2017

Spring Preview: Chic Stripes, Clean Drape, and a Showstopping Bouclé Pantsuit

Prepare your closets: More sharp, polished spring offerings are breezing your way.

Miyako’s Mood Board: What Is a “Happy” Color?

June 23, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: What Is a “Happy” Color?

Miyako on what constitutes a “happy color” for the modern woman.

Miyako’s Mood Board: I Dream of Stockings

June 09, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: I Dream of Stockings

Why Miyako wears her stockings with runs.

Miyako’s Mood Board: Happiness Is a Technicolor Charm Necklace

June 02, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: Happiness Is a Technicolor Charm Necklace

Miyako introduces us to jewelry designer Venessa Arizaga.

Miyako’s Mood Board: Chasing the Aesthetic Phantom

May 19, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: Chasing the Aesthetic Phantom

MM.LaFleur’s head designer learns from YSL and considers her own “aesthetic phantom.”

Miyako’s Mood Board: What Matters Most?

May 05, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: What Matters Most?

Our designer Miyako ponders that idea of ephemerality.

Miyako’s Mood Board: When Life Gives You Lemon Skirts…

April 21, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: When Life Gives You Lemon Skirts…

Every Monday, MM.LaFleur’s designer Miyako Nakamura ruminates on what’s inspiring her this week.

Miyako’s Mood Board: Discovering littleBits

April 14, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: Discovering littleBits

Our designer Miyako discovers her new favorite toy: littleBits.

Miyako’s Mood Board: Open-Source Fashion

April 07, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: Open-Source Fashion

Our designer looks at the concept of “open source” as it applies to fashion design.

Miyako’s Mood Board: Experience the Colors

March 24, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: Experience the Colors

Every Monday, MM.LaFleur’s designer Miyako Nakamura ruminates on what’s inspiring her this week. Today, it’s all about color.

Miyako’s Mood Board: Finding New Meaning in a Poem from Childhood

March 17, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: Finding New Meaning in a Poem from Childhood

Every Monday, MM.LaFleur’s designer Miyako Nakamura reflects on what’s inspiring her this week.

Miyako’s Mood Board: My Well-dressed Mentors

March 10, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: My Well-dressed Mentors

Every Monday, MM.LaFleur’s designer Miyako Nakamura ruminates on what’s inspiring her this week.

Miyako’s Mood Board: Dance as Inspiration

March 03, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: Dance as Inspiration

Every Monday, MM. LaFleur designer Miyako Nakamura shares her current inspirations.

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