Excuse the quality of the photos, I had the camera on the wrong setting – but I’m too lazy to take more.
‘Maltida Jane’ because it’s so ridiculously girly, but a little dark too. My mum calls me Matilda Jane on occasion, I haven’t got a clue why. It seems to fit her anyway, and maybe she has superpowers, like Roald Dahl’s Matilda. That would be interesting.
Introducing the first in an ongoing series of guest posts. I'm honoured that we're beginning with this vital letter from Emi Ito.
Emi has been outspoken about the cultural appropriation of the kimono in fashion and has helped many makers and designers find a less hurtful approach to naming their patterns and products.