T-MICHAEL is a bespoke tailor/ designer /artist with a conceptual approach to men’s tailoring inspired by his love of sartorial traditions and his passionate quest for a different narrative within tailoring, design and creativity, that celebrates stylistic and cultural diversities present in today's zeitgeist. He is known for his meticulous attention to details and for his garments’ impeccable construction.
T Michael’s work include: The T KIMONO, NORWEGIAN RAIN and his eponymous label T-MICHAEL.
His T-KIMONO collaboration with Y. & Sons, (Yamato Ltd) a traditional kimono maker in Japan established in 1917) to present the kimono as a menswear staple was awarded best product in 2018 by Time out Magazine in Japan. The T-Kimono has been exhibited at the He Xiangning Art Museum in Shenzhen China and recently at the world renowned VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM in London as part of the KIMONO: KYOTO TO CATWALK exhibition and now included in V&A’s collection of kimonos.
T-MICHAEL is also a co-owner, chief strategist and head designer of award winning Norwegian Rain, where they fuse traditional tailoring with innovative fabrics, clever detailing and Japanese sensibilities to create stylistic, utilitarian and 100% waterproof products.
Welcome to the creative universe of T-Michael!