collection SC.76 - Yumiko Itoyama collection, 1984-1985

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Yumiko Itoyama collection, 1984-1985


  • 1984-1985 (Creation)

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2 folders

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Biographical history

Yumiko Itoyama is a Japanese hat designer based out of both New York and Tokyo. Itoyama immigrated to New York in 1981, and founded her brand two years later. She returned to Tokyo and founded a business and school in 1989. From 2008-2012, she taught at Tokyo Heisei University Junior college. Her millinery works have appeared in Vogue and WWD, She has also published three books on hat making: Selfish Hat, 1999, To Make a Hat, 2001, Talkative Hat, 2003.

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This collection contains 7 design sheets, 1 sketch and 2 advertisements related to Yumiko Itoyama's millinery designs.

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Conditions governing access

Access is open to researchers by appointment at the Fashion Institute of Technology Library, Department of Special Collections and College Archives. If you have any questions, or wish to schedule an appointment contact us at or call (212) 217-4385.

Conditions governing reproduction

The Department of Special Collections and College Archives does not own copyright for all material held in its physical custody. It is the researcher's obligation to abide by and satisfy copyright law ( when copying or using materials (including digital materials) found in or made available from the department. When possible, the department will inform a researcher about the copyright status of material, the researcher's obligations with regard to such material, and, wherever possible, the owner or owners of the copyrights. Any and all reproduction of originals is at the archivist's discretion.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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The Library of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Department of Special Collections and College Archives, 27th St. at 7th Ave., NY, NY , USA, 10001

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  • English


  • Latin


Archivist's note

Arrangement, description, and/or archival processing by Bethany Gingrich in 2016 and updated by April Calahan in July 2021, FIT, NY, NY, USA.

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