" The most Japanese - French has established itself in a fashion world with their shirts. Declined under all the forms and colors, the original style of Ken Okada leaves no one behind and
ensures each place in this Parisian microcosm. "
Ken Okada is a Japanese designer graduated from Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo, as same as Kenzo and Yohji Yamamoto.
In 2001, her eponymous fashion house « Ken Okada Paris » was born.
In January 2005, she opened her first boutique in a beautiful Saint- Germain-des-Prés district in Paris, left bank. Today it has become a unique concept store, a secret place in the center of Paris.
In the meantime, her collections have been sold in various departement stores such asTakashima NY, Galeries Lafayette Haussmann, Citadium and in some of the world's most beautiful boutiques (Milan New York, Kuwait, Melbourne, Berlin, Tokyo, etc.).
In 2009, the exhibition "The Story of Ken Okada Shirt" at Galeries Lafayette Haussmann guided the brand to realize that it is now at the helm of the modern shirt.
The success was garrantied and the brand conquered iconic individuals such as Claire Chazal, Chantal Thomas, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Kenzo Takada, Thierry Lhermitte, Patrick Poivre d'Arvor ...
In 2010, she was designated to create the catering uniforms of Galeries Lafayette Haussmann Paris and the costumes of the dancers of Paris Opera.
Prestigious collaborations (from the Hotel Lutetia to the "Rendez- vous Toyota", via Repetto and Radio France) and laudatory publications (Elle, L'Officiel, L'Express, Madame Figaro ...) have flourished over the past years, proving the exceptional position of the brand.
In 2015, to celebrate the brand’s 15 years, Ken Okada took a new step by participating in the 20th edition of Designers’ Christmas tree. She was nominated alongside big luxury brands.
At the same time, she produced several artistic projects especially in the cinematographic field, as well as various video clips.
And it is always with great pleasure that Ken Okada proudly presents her collection every year, bringing art at the heart of her creations and showing « out of ordinary » through them. (Hotel Lutetia, Hotel du Louvre, Pont des Arts, Place Vendome , Hotel W Paris-Opera, Saint-Germain District).