Hiroko Koshino features flowers, fur at Japan Fashion Week

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – Leather, fur and kimono-like draped fabric met in bold fusion on Thursday as designer Hiroko Koshino showed off skills honed through decades of rivalry with her two sisters, both also designers in a fashion family spanning several generations. Koshino’s collection, “Floral Memories,” was a highlight of the final days of Japan Fashion Week, showing the autumn and winter collections of 2013-14, which ends this week. …