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Minä Perhonen

Minä Perhonen

Posted 12/12/2010 December 2010
Minä Perhonen was launched in 1995, the brainchild of Japanese clothing and textile designer Akira Minagawa. The name originates from Finnish; with Minagawa being heavily influenced by the lifestyle and culture of the Scandinavian country; and translates as ‘I Butterfly’, a reference to his wish to “make many beautiful designs like those of butterflies’ wings”. 

The design process begins with sketches which are then made into original fabrics, each Minä Perhonen collection being built upon the principle of durable design with an aesthetic merit independent of seasonal trends.
Minä Perhonen was launched in 1995, the brainchild of Japanese clothing and textile designer Akira Minagawa. The name originates from Finnish; with Minagawa being heavily influenced by the lifestyle and culture of the Scandinavian country; and translates as ‘I Butterfly’, a reference to his wish to “make many beautiful designs like those of butterflies’ wings”. 

The design process begins with sketches which are then made into original fabrics, each Minä Perhonen collection being built upon the principle of durable design with an aesthetic merit independent of seasonal trends. Characterised by an inherently feminine and naïve style and impeccable attention to detail; buttons are often individually hand finished, hems intricately scalloped; Minagawa’s timeless designs combine Scandinavian and Japanese influences to unique effect.



Minä Perhonen is exclusive to Couverture in the UK.


  • Minä Perhonen
    Quartz Pouch Hana Yuki Yellow
  • Minä Perhonen
    Quartz Pouch Hana Yuki Orange
  • Minä Perhonen
    Hana Yuki Socks Yellow
  • Minä Perhonen
    Hana Yuki Socks Orange
  • Minä Perhonen
    Hana Yuki Socks Pink
  • Minä Perhonen
    Sourire Socks Light Grey
  • Minä Perhonen
    Sourire Socks Navy
  • Minä Perhonen
    Thoroughbred Socks Blue
  • Minä Perhonen
    Thoroughbred Socks Green
  • Minä Perhonen
    Thoroughbred Brooch Yellow
  • Minä Perhonen
    Thoroughbred Brooch Pink
  • Minä Perhonen
    Thoroughbred Brooch Blue
  • Minä Perhonen
    Hana Yuki Corsage Yellow
  • Minä Perhonen
    Pianissimo Brooch Yellow
  • Minä Perhonen
    Sound T-Shirt Blue
  • Minä Perhonen
    Berry Cardigan Mustard
  • Minä Perhonen
    Thoroughbred Cardigan Navy
  • Minä Perhonen
    Sound Dress Black
  • Minä Perhonen
    Piazza Skirt Dark Mix
  • Minä Perhonen
    Soound Dress Blue
  • Minä Perhonen
    Thoroughbred T-Shirt Blue
  • Minä Perhonen
    Kyla Cardigan Orange
  • Minä Perhonen
    Poem Sweater Blue
  • Minä Perhonen
    Land Puzzle Jacket Green
  • Minä Perhonen
    Thoroughbred Dress Blue

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