Print Story – Kate Check

Hello everyone, it’s Yuko from the kay me atelier team. This week, I’d like to introduce our new Kate Check print.

Designer and brand founder Junko Kemi loved spending time in the UK last year. Since then, she’s been really inspired by all things English, including Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (don’t you agree she’d look wonderful in kay me?!)


For Kate Check, we wanted to preserve the feeling of a traditional British print, while creating a modern geometric print. Green is paired with a powerful black, and the contrast creates an elegant mood.

The delicate watercolour image is printed using a special inkjet technique, and looks just as if the fabric has been painted directly. kay me textiles are specially printed and retain their colour and sharpness for longer than other types of printing.


(Kate Check wrap dress, black rich wool jacket,

navy riders jacket, off-white turtleneck knit, Kate Check skirt)

When Junko was in London, she loved strolling around Holland Park in particular. With this in mind, I made a mid-length skirt with super stretch waist. It’s great for travel, and has been very popular among kay me staff. This skirt is actually a little limited in quantity, so make sure to grab one while you can!

Enjoy autumn with Kate Check!

Until next time… Yuko.