Current Project: YUMI KATSURA, JAPAN'S FAIRY GODMOTHER
Genre: Biography, Creative Nonfiction
"The global wedding market is worth approximately 300-billion dollars. With a dress from her Haute Couture Washi collection housed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a vestment designed for the Pope, and one of the top-10 most expensive wedding dresses in world, Yumi Katsura is the greatest fashion designer you’ve never heard of.
Yumi Katsura, Japan's Fairy Godmother is the story of a woman who single-handedly created Japan’s modern wedding industry, turning centuries of tradition on its head. She has shops in both Tokyo and Paris and is the number-one selling luxury wedding dress designer in the world. Her status as a living cultural icon and female business leader in her native Japan makes her an inspiration to women looking to forge their own way in the business world; she is an example to those who aspire to live their passion."