Engaged for GASA* with Mie Igarashi as a designer from 1994 to 2005. Started his brand QUE? (later known as NATIVE VILLAGE). Launched NATIVE VILLAGE based on the new concept since 2013 SS collection. Opened NATIVE VILLAGE store in Tokyo on January, 2014.
‘native’ is nature which cannot change, nature which won’t change. ‘village’ is a small homeland. “A PIECE UNCHANGEABLE, A PIECE CARRIES ON” A piece unchangeable for a person who wears, no matter how much time passes. The concept is to make such a piece.