Designer ProfileBorn and raised in Yamagata prefecture, known for its fabrication of knits.In university, he majored in fashion marketing, design and textile. After his carrier in multi-brand shop, Ken joined YONETOMI SENI CO.,LTD where he participated in developing knit textiles.
Inspired by the vintage textiles originally invented by YONETOMI SENI, he launched the company’s original brand “Coohem” .
He renovates numerous archives with a modern sense into fashion items which represent infinite possibilities of knitted-tweeds.
Brand Profile[Established year] 2010
Launched in 2010 AUTUMN & WINTER season, Coohem had started as a factory brand of YONETOMI SENI CO., LTD, who has a rich history as a knitwear manufacturer in Japanese fashion industry.
We have been individually innovating our textiles with special “交編 /kóuhen/“ technique that intricate combination of various yarns, and our brand name is originated with this method. As a brand, which esteems traditional clothing with a playful and happy aesthetics, we devote to translate our distinctive textiles into familiar items for modern fashion.
Our whole collections are produced at in-house factory in Japan, and it contains full of sophisticated craftsmanship and creativity.
YONETOMISENI CO.,LTD. / Ms.Naoko Matsuoka