Hello and thank you for visiting my online boutique!
My name is Sumie Tachibana, and I am a fashion designer, stylist, instructor, and owner of Felinus Fabrics, an online fabric shop.  I consider myself a "Jill-of-all trades" within the fashion industry.  My experience spans 10 years in New York, 5 more in Los Angeles, and now in Houston, Texas.  Some of my past and present roles include online shop owner and manager, fashion designer, fashion design instructor, photographer, photo editor, art director, fashion show director, fabric buyer, and wardrobe stylist.

I specialize in one of a kind items and custom designs. My designs are known for its multi-textured multi-paneled intricacies predominantly using black as the base. All items are hand made in Houston, TX.

My designs have been featured in publications and media which include Vogue Italia, WWD, Zink Magazine, Hope Street (UK Based), New York Magazine, ABC Local News, Time Out Magazine, and Vestal Magazine. Celebrity clients include: Director Rosemary Rodriquez, Kat Von D, Cyndi Lauper, Alicia Silverstone, Alan Cumming, and Charlotte Sometimes.  To view the publication archives, please visit here.