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Couture Latex Designs
Japanese born, London based designer Atsuko Kudo has been
producing exquisitely feminine designs exclusively in latex since
2001. Her collections feature a full range of ladies wear
including dresses, suits, lingerie, corsets, hats and accessories
in her trademark lace and leopard prints, as well as all of the
classic latex colours.
Atsuko Kudo clothing has always been designed for those who
wish to look and feel beautiful, feminine and strong and has
been worn by some of the world’s most glamorous women
including Lady Gaga, Dita von Teese, Beyonce, Kate Moss,
Naomi Campbell, Eva Mendes, Janet Jackson, Christina
Aguilera, Kelly Brook and style icon Grace Jones.
Atsuko’s couture latex designs are widely recognised for
transcending many of the pre-conceptions surrounding the
fabric. She is feted for her pioneering techniques, using
exclusive prints, filigree and folding techniques to create an
instantly recognizable style. She was the first to win the
European Latex Designer of the Year, for 2008/09.
Atsuko’s designs have featured extensively in the world’s
most influential fashion titles including W magazine, Dazed
& Confused, Interview, Numero, French Vogue, Vogue
Italia, Vogue UK, German Vogue, Vogue Japan, Vogue
China, Korean Vogue, V magazine, Harpers US, Harpers
UK, GQ, Grazia UK, Grazia France, Marie Clare, Velvet,
Wallpaper, Sunday Times Style, The Observer and the
New York Times.
Over the past few years Atsuko Kudo has become the
definitive couture latex label working with Hussein
Chalayan, Richard Nicoll at Cerruti, Vivienne Westwood
and Manish Arora for the Paris runways and for Fendi/Karl
Lagerfeld in Milan. She has completed many commissions
for TV, advertising and music videos and created the
distinctive looks for the girls in the Hello Kitty/MAC make
up advertising campaign launched world wide in 2009.
Later in 2009 Kelly Brook stole the show at the GQ awards
wearing a pink lace print Atsuko Kudo latex dress.
Last year also saw the beginning of Atsuko’s work for Lady
GaGa including outfits for her now legendary Glastonbury
performance and the infamous red latex Victorian/Elizabethan
gown and ruff which she wore for the Royal Variety
Performance in December and which grabbed headlines world
wide when she was pictured wearing it whilst meeting the
In 2010 Atsuko has continued to design for Lady Gaga including
her red nun’s outfit for the ‘Alejandro’ video and many pieces for
her ongoing Monster Ball World Tour including the black 50’s cup
bra and the lilac leopard print one piece which have become
staple looks for a performer who rarely wears any garment
more than once. Atsuko also designed Beyonce’s yellow latex
cowgirl outfit for the ‘Telephone’ video with Lady Gaga.
October 2010 has also seen the first full scale Atsuko Kudo
runway show as she headlined at Lingerie New York. Atsuko
presented a completely new couture collection for
Spring/Summer 2011. The show not only represented her debut
in the USA but also the first entirely latex couture show
anywhere in the world.
Tel: + 00 44 (0)20 7700 4631
Add: 64 Holloway Road, London, N7 8JL
Wonder Cup Puff Sleeve Catsuit £407
|Printed Lady P Bra £202 & Printed Lady P Briefs £111
|Fitted Jacket w/deco trim £410 & Mini Skirt w/deco trim £130
|Deluxe Basque Top £350 & Girdle Skirt w/printed panel £113
|Printed Candy Cup Ball Gown £1,262
|Printed Wonder Cup Puff Sleeve Catsuit £858
|Printed Deluxe Simone Basque £618
|Models: Zdenka & Emily Marilyn
|Printed ¼ Cup Bra £207 & Printed Lady P 6 Suspender Belt £154