Isolation Insights: Q&A with Yukari Suda from Pas de Calais

Isolation Insights: Q&A with Yukari Suda from Pas de Calais
Isolation Insights: Q&A with Yukari Suda from Pas de Calais

Isolation Insights: Q&A with Yukari Suda from Pas de Calais

Using traditional dyeing techniques subtly mixed with modern tailoring of cottons, linens and silks, Pas De Calais’s collections offer muted workwear with subdued and natural silhouettes in premium fabrics.

Couverture: What was the concept behind Pas De Calais when you first started the brand?
Yukari Suda: Relax and luxurious comfort for sophisticated women.

C: How does your background influence the current running of Pas De Calais?
YS: Pride and tradition of being Japanese.

C: What are the new trends / design shift you're seeing for next season?
YS: The movement that protects the world’s seas, air and earth itself. The elements that we thought never disappear. The whole world will shift to a sustainable movement which is the original pas de calais philosophy.

C: Looking forward, what is next in the pipeline we can get excited about for Pas De Calais?
YS: Positive colors that feel the future.

C: What is your go-to outfit to work in around the house?
YS: I tend to wear Yukata during summer time.

C: What are you listening to whilst working through the lockdown?
YS: Environmental music and nature sounds.

C: How have things changed in your local area since the lockdown came into place?
YS: People start wanting only what they actually need. Tokyo’s neon sign will disappear and unnecessary objects will be eliminated. It seems that people returned to the past and are focusing on what they really need.

C: Who do you share your home with?
YS: My Family including animals I love.