David Blecken
Dec 7, 2016

Uniqlo names Japanese mountain climber as global ambassador

The Fast Retailing brand will work with Marin Minamiya, a student mountaineer, for product design and CSR.

Marin Minamiya

Uniqlo has named its first female global brand ambassador Japanese mountaineer Marin Minamiya. The fast fashion giant will support Manamiya in her activities and work with her in areas such as product development and CSR.

Minamiya, a Waseda University student, this year became the youngest Japanese national to have climbed Mount Everest, aged 19. In a statement issued by Uniqlo, Minamiya described herself as a “Uniqlimber” prior to her appointment as brand...

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