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Mari Osaka shares how she co-designed sister Naomi’s Met Gala outfit representing ‘mixture of cultures’

Naomi Osaka’s magnificent have a look at Met Gala 2021 caught the eye of every person. She left onlookers in awe when she appeared in a customized Louis Vuitton purple and blue halter neck robe, teamed with a ruffled cape.
Add to that, her quirky braided hairdo, ankle size embellished black boots and eyes adorned with pink eyeshadow — all of which had been mixed to provide her fairly a stellar look.
Naomi’s Louis Vuitton outfit was co-designed by none apart from her sister Mari, who just lately took to social media to speak in regards to the inspiration behind the gown.

In an Instagram submit, Mari shared that the gown and look had been a illustration of a “mix of each our Japanese and Haitian roots”.

“Once we first heard of the theme ‘American’ we considered immigrants: they’re what created America from the beginning and the mix of so many cultures and languages is what makes this nation distinctive,” she shared. The theme for this 12 months’s gala outfits was “American independence”.

Mari added that the ruffles had been impressed from the normal “Haitian Quadrille gown” or the ‘karabela’ gown. And the large purple belt tied over the robe was derived from the ‘obi’ or sash worn over a Japanese kimono.

Mari wrote, “From concept to idea sketch to the making of the particular gown, this entire course of was an incredible one…Thanks very a lot for the chance to assist create this gown to everybody at @louisvuitton and @nicolasghesquiere AND MOST IMPORTANTLY my cute sister @naomiosaka for being absolutely the goddess to drag it off.”
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