In the company of couture blue-blood, Japanese-born Michiko Suzuki is the granddaughter of an esteemed tailor. She also holds the company of grandson of legendary design prince and virtuoso, Yohji Yamamoto. Attending Bunka Fashion College and serving as head designer of Yamamoto’s Y's Red Label prepped her for her own line that takes it name from Chopin’s night songs. Suzuki employs meticulous tailoring techniques to achieve artful drapes, gathers and asymmetry. Fabrics are in a dark panel and feel second-to skin luxe. With a haut-cavernous feel they don’t forget to pipe in a bit of delicacy to balance her efforts.