Designer ProfileMr. YOSHIKI is presently active as a song writer, drummer, and classic pianist. Among his various auspicious activities and achievements, he has written and produced Emperor Akihito’s enthronement anniversary song, the official theme song of the Aichi World EXPO, theme songs of various Hollywood movies, the theme song for the world’s foremost Golden Globe Awards, etc.. He is a great, world renowned musician, active on a global scale.
X JAPAN, led by Mr. YOSHIKI, prides a total album/singles sales of over 30 million disks. This legendary band has a record of 18 sold-out concerts at Tokyo Dome, which houses 55,000 people.
In recent years, X-JAPAN performed a sold-out world tour around Northern America, Europe, Latin America, South-East Asia, along with a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden, the New York holy land of music, in 2014. Furthermore, they have announced a concert at England’s Wembley Arena, in 2017. With such successful performances around the world, X-JAPAN has become a world renown, legendary band.
Brand ProfileThe kimono brand, “YOSHIKIMONO”, was created by the artist, Mr. YOSHIKI. Being born as the first son of a kimono fabric dealer shop, Mr. YOSHIKI has had a strong wish to introduce kimonos, one of Japan’s beautiful traditional cultures, to the world. This strong will, and the meeting with Mr. Keigo Kano, of SCOPE COCO Co., Ltd., one of Kyoto’s oldest and most prestigious kimono makers, lead to the realization of his own original kimono brand, “YOSHIKIMONO”.
The brand was first introduced in March, 2011, at the “ASIA GIRLS EXPLOSION”, Asia’s largest music & fashion collaboration event, held at Yoyogi National Stadium. And, in October, 2015, the brand will realize a full scale collection debut, at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo.
CategoryMen’s & Women’s / Kimonos, Bags, Accessories and others
SCOPE COCO Co., Ltd.
SUN DESIGN INSTITUTE.