Based in Tokyo, Akiko Ogawa is known for creating garments that are seductive and luxuriously elegant. Originally from Osaka, Akiko attended Kuwusawa Design School before moving on to several high-profile fashion companies. She worked with Onward Kashiyami and Sanei International for six years before departing in 2001 at age 28 to pursue her own brand. Akiko is well-known for adding masculine details to her otherwise feminine designs and enjoys exploring the delicacy and intricacy of fine Japanese lace. Her pieces can often be spotted in the high-end party scene, and her signature scalloped floral lace is beautifully showcased in her lingerie and apparel designs.