About The Viridi-Anne
Born in 1963 in Nagano Prefecture, Tomoaki Okaniwa graduated from Tokyo Zoukei University, Department of Fine arts majoring in Painting. Moving from the canvas to a desire for expression through garments and then establishing Caterpillar Produit in 1987.
Early Developmental Women’s wear being central to the collection and did a runway show in the underground scene in Tokyo, leading him of desire to make clothing for himself provided the catalyst for the establishment of The Viridi-Anne in 2001.
Known for its dark and brooding color palette, clean lines, and modern aesthetic, The Viridi-Anne is subtle yet complex at the same time. The collection of men’s The Viridi-Anne clothing offers a comfortable kind of cutting-edge cool. Asymmetrically constructed separates, layered shorts, and distressed jersey t-shirts embody “wabi-sabi”, the Japanese aesthetic of imperfection and incompleteness, revealing the intricate handcraft process behind each piece.
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