DESIGNER Takayuki Kijima BRAND CONCEPT KIJIMA TAKAYUKI is the one of hat brand to take the age transmitted from various matters feeling by the original aspect and the sense of balance, and for the design it lives as total coordination to consider strongly. BRIEF HISTORY Takayuki Kijima is the designer of KIJIMA TAKAYUKI acquired the technology of haute couture after he studied under Akio Hirata is hat designer's authority for about five years and became independent in 1994. He established coeur label in 1995 and MODISTE Limited Company in 1997. Finally, he opened coeur flag store in Daikanyama in 1999. “Coeur” are enchanting a lot of fans including a Japanese famous stores and Japanese famous fashion brands now. It is due to fully prepared and he will start the new label “KIJIMA TAKAYUKI” from 2013AW season as his global debut. The designer has collaborations with UNDERCOVER, TAKAHIROMIYASHITATheSoloIst, and ARTS&SCIENCE. -Supplementation of Akio Hitara- He visited france in the 1960's and took the technology of haute couture of the hat to Japan produced many hats for Japanese imperial household's, Paris collection for COMME des GARCONS, YOHJI YAMAMOTO etc.