History of Yumi Katsura

  • Opened the first bridal salon in Japan at Akaska, Tokyo
  • Established Yumi Katsura Bridal House at Nogizaka, Tokyo for total coordinates of bridal
  • Launched license business for total design of bridal and formal fashion
  • Debuted in a bridal fashion show in Beijing, China
  • Debuted in a collection in Paris, France
  • Expanded Yumi Katsura’s franchised shops all over Japan
  • Received the Grand Prize of Triumph from the Committee of European Excellence
  • Designed and presented a papal vestment to John Paul II
  • Opened the Osaka shop at the Mido-suji in the center of Osaka city
  • Received the Dalian Honorary Medal
  • Became the first member of Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana in Asian people. Opened the second Osaka shop in Rihga Royal Hotel
  • Changed the company name to Yumi Katsura International Co.,Ltd.
  • Opened the Yumi Katsura Paris at 26, rue Cambon Paris, France
  • Opened a café, Rose Yumi Rose on the 2nd floor of the headquarters in Tokyo
  • Opened franchisee shops in 8 cities in China including Bejing, Shanghai, Dalian, etc.
  • Launched license business with impression Bridal/Ashdon Inc., in the USA

Yumi Katsura International:

  • 73 franchise shops in Japan with a flagship store in Tokyo
  • 11 franchise shops in China including two flagship stores in Beijing and Shanghai
  • One franchise shop in France


"Yumi and Pope John Paul II"