GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.15
A talk series with the violinist Chisako Takashima and the Ginza people. Ginza holds many personal and professional memories for Takashima. In this talk series, she thoroughly explores various aspects of the Ginza culture with her guests.Today’s guest is Jun Takahashi, CEO of Tailor Ginza Takahashi, Ginza’s oldest custom tailor.
Tailoring technique instruction class
Violinist. Started playing the violin at age 6. After playing abroad, she moved her home base to Japan, and gives concerts all over the country. Although her current focus is on performing music, she also appears on TV and radio programs. Thanks to her much-loved personality, she is appearing in more and more venues.Chisako Takashima’s official website
Born in 1949. CEO of Tailor Ginza Takahashi. Graduated from a fashion school in Japan in 1975, then went to England to study at the London College of Fashion, becoming the school’s first Japanese alumnus.
His book, “Kuro wa nihon no joshiki, sekai no hi-joshiki” (=Black is common sense in Japan, and senseless in the rest of the world. Published by Shogakukan) is in print.
He enjoys skiing and rugby, as well as sport kite (kite-flying) in the summer.
Writer: Mikiko Okai Interview location: Tailor Ginza Takahashi