Wakako Horai [Japanese embroidery artist]

This page introduces Japanese popular embroidery artist Wakako Horai (Rairai) . Her embroidery is favored for pale colors and a calm atmosphere.

Looking at her work makes me feel nostalgic and gentle.

Wakako Horai’s works from her books

Wakako Horai’s works / Posted from Instagram

Wakako Horai’s profile

Born in Hyogo Prefecture, lives in Kyoto. Graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts. In 2009, Rairai started the design and production of clothes using vintage fabrics and parts from Europe and America. Delicate and nostalgic embroidery on clothes has attracted attention, and the production of embroidery that can be worn one day at a time is the centerpiece of its activities. Currently active in a wide range of activities such as selling works at exhibitions, providing works to magazines, kit design, and custom wedding dress production.


Wakako Horai’s Books