He studied fashion design, styling, makeup, photography and show organization at Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo which is known as the school Yohji Yamamoto attended. As soon as graduating from Bunka, Chama started to organize several fashion shows and events while he worked as a stylist assistant for magazines and celebrities in Japan. These early experiences in Tokyo helped him quickly learn about the fashion world as a stylist.

In 2003 Chama moved to New York and started assisting top stylists like Joe McKenna and Michael Philouze on shoots for Italian, french, Japan, L’Uomo Vogue, V MAGAZINE, i-D, L’Officiel and various advertising campaigns developing comprehensive knowledge and skills in photo shoots.
Chama (as Hissa Igarashi) started working as contributing fashion editor for
Vogue Taiwan, Vogue Japan, Elle, A4 magazine, West East magazine, for fashion editorials, and edit pages . and worked on event as VOGUE fashion night out (2009 & 2010) for main styling /creative direction for fashion shows.

Chama (Hissa Igarashi) became Creative director / fashion director for VIRGINE magazine in 2010.

he became Editor in chief /Creative Director/fashion director for TWELV Magazine in 2011~.

Chama started shooting as photographer in 2014.

He also work with celebrities such as
Mariah carey, Jena Malone, Mischa burton, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, James vanderbeek, Odeya Rush, Norman Reedus, Lake Bell, Yoko Ono, Neve Campbell, Noomi Rapace, Alice Eve, John Cho, Michael Shanon, Brit marling, Isabelle Fuhrman, Ariana Rockefeller, Lauren Bush Lauren
Johnny Weir, Anna Camp, Katheryn Winnick, Nico Tortorella, Nicole Laliberte , Paz de la Huerta, Deborah Ann Woll, JJ Field, Sarah Poulsen, Morgan Saylor, Eleanor Lambert, Ruby Rose, Ai Tominaga, Anna Tsuchiya, Ann Watanabe, Angela Baby, Ikko, Crystal Kay, Kat Graham, Aubrey Peeples, KIMIKO, Daphne Guiness etc

Top models such as Anne Vyalitsyna, Ava Smith, Irina Shayk, Izabel Goulart, Lais Ribeiro, Rianne Ten Haken, Shannan Clic, Saskia De Brauw, Trish Goff, Sarah Ruba, Sean Opry, etc

Musicians:
Alice Boman, American Aquarium, Ariana and Rose, Ben Howard, Blonde Redhead, Brendan Fallis, Canyon Sharits, Capital Cities, Chairlift, Charlene Kaye, Chelsea Wolfe, Computer Magic, Crystal Fighters, Crystal Kay, DIIV, Ellie Goulding, Eagles Of Death Metal, Fiona Apple, First Aid Kit, FUN, Gabe Simon/The Kopecky Family Band, Goldfrapp, Haim, Hot Chip Icona Pop, In-Flight Safety, Ivy Levan, Kitsune, KIESZA, Lemonade, Lisa Loeb, Little Daylight, Little Wings, Lorde, MNDR, Motive, Mystery Jets, Neon Trees, New Look, Paloma Faith, Purity Ring, Real Estate, Sleepy Kitty, Small Black, Starlight Girls, Second Head, Tatiana, The Chain- smokers, The Flaming Lips, The Jesus And Mary Chain, The Kills, The Neighbourhood, The Vaccines, The Wombats, The 1975, Tu Fawning, Volcano Choir, Washedout, Wildstreet etc.

Commercial Clients: Van Cleef & Arpels, Ane Amour, Bags in Progress, Chelsea & Walker, Just Fab, Joanna Maxham, Mikako Nakamura, Meli Mero, MIDWEST, Nanette Repore, Streamer Coffee, Ti for Men, RANDT, Roberto Cavalli, RMK, Royal apperelY’s Arrange etc.

# Featured on L’UOMO VOGUE as most influential upcoming fashion stylist in 2009

# Featured on Japanese TV show “DREAMERS” in 2014 (NHK BS, NHK WORLD WIDE)


Chama is based in new york.

 

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He studied fashion design, styling, makeup, photography and show organization at Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo which is known as the school Yohji Yamamoto attended. As soon as graduating from Bunka, Chama started to organize several fashion shows and events while he worked as a stylist assistant for magazines and celebrities in Japan. These early experiences in Tokyo helped him quickly learn about the fashion world as a stylist.

In 2003 Chama moved to New York and started assisting top stylists like Joe McKenna and Michael Philouze on shoots for Italian, french, Japan, L’Uomo Vogue, V MAGAZINE, i-D, L’Officiel and various advertising campaigns developing comprehensive knowledge and skills in photo shoots.
Chama (as Hissa Igarashi) started working as contributing fashion editor for
Vogue Taiwan, Vogue Japan, Elle, A4 magazine, West East magazine, for fashion editorials, and edit pages . and worked on event as VOGUE fashion night out (2009 & 2010) for main styling /creative direction for fashion shows.

Chama (Hissa Igarashi) became Creative director / fashion director for VIRGINE magazine in 2010.

he became Editor in chief /Creative Director/fashion director for TWELV Magazine in 2011~.

Chama started shooting as photographer in 2014.

He also work with celebrities such as
Mariah carey, Jena Malone, Mischa burton, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, James vanderbeek, Odeya Rush, Norman Reedus, Lake Bell, Yoko Ono, Neve Campbell, Noomi Rapace, Alice Eve, John Cho, Michael Shanon, Brit marling, Isabelle Fuhrman, Ariana Rockefeller, Lauren Bush Lauren
Johnny Weir, Anna Camp, Katheryn Winnick, Nico Tortorella, Nicole Laliberte , Paz de la Huerta, Deborah Ann Woll, JJ Field, Sarah Poulsen, Morgan Saylor, Eleanor Lambert, Ruby Rose, Ai Tominaga, Anna Tsuchiya, Ann Watanabe, Angela Baby, Ikko, Crystal Kay, Kat Graham, Aubrey Peeples, KIMIKO, Daphne Guiness etc

Top models such as Anne Vyalitsyna, Ava Smith, Irina Shayk, Izabel Goulart, Lais Ribeiro, Rianne Ten Haken, Shannan Clic, Saskia De Brauw, Trish Goff, Sarah Ruba, Sean Opry, etc

Musicians:
Alice Boman, American Aquarium, Ariana and Rose, Ben Howard, Blonde Redhead, Brendan Fallis, Canyon Sharits, Capital Cities, Chairlift, Charlene Kaye, Chelsea Wolfe, Computer Magic, Crystal Fighters, Crystal Kay, DIIV, Ellie Goulding, Eagles Of Death Metal, Fiona Apple, First Aid Kit, FUN, Gabe Simon/The Kopecky Family Band, Goldfrapp, Haim, Hot Chip Icona Pop, In-Flight Safety, Ivy Levan, Kitsune, KIESZA, Lemonade, Lisa Loeb, Little Daylight, Little Wings, Lorde, MNDR, Motive, Mystery Jets, Neon Trees, New Look, Paloma Faith, Purity Ring, Real Estate, Sleepy Kitty, Small Black, Starlight Girls, Second Head, Tatiana, The Chain- smokers, The Flaming Lips, The Jesus And Mary Chain, The Kills, The Neighbourhood, The Vaccines, The Wombats, The 1975, Tu Fawning, Volcano Choir, Washedout, Wildstreet etc.

Commercial Clients: Van Cleef & Arpels, Ane Amour, Bags in Progress, Chelsea & Walker, Just Fab, Joanna Maxham, Mikako Nakamura, Meli Mero, MIDWEST, Nanette Repore, Streamer Coffee, Ti for Men, RANDT, Roberto Cavalli, RMK, Royal apperelY’s Arrange etc.

# Featured on L’UOMO VOGUE as most influential upcoming fashion stylist in 2009

# Featured on Japanese TV show “DREAMERS” in 2014 (NHK BS, NHK WORLD WIDE)


Chama is based in new york.

 

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