Pearl Encrusted Dress by Mikimoto
Pearl Encrusted Wedding Dress by Mikimoto
By MINORU MATSUTANI
Major jeweler Mikimoto & Co. displayed a wedding dress Friday inlaid with 13,262 pearls.
The dress, whose retail price is ¥35 million, will be displayed at Mikimoto's outlet in Nagoya
until July 27.
It was already displayed in the jeweler's Ginza outlet in Tokyo in February and earlier this month. Next month it will be showcased at the company's Osaka outlet
Bridal fashion designer Yumi Katsura designed the dress. The pearls came from pearl oyster farms owned by Mikimoto
in Mie and Nagasaki prefectures.
Katsura will arrange for the dress to be displayed in New York
in October and Paris
in January, then put up for sale.See photo of Mikimoto pearl encrusted wedding dress here.