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Guest Speaker Kunihiko Morinaga Designer

ゲストスピーカー 森永 邦彦 デザイナー

Born in Tokyo in 1980, Kunihiko Morinaga graduated from the School of Social Sciences, Waseda University and the Vantan Design Institute. In 2003, Morinaga founded his brand ANREALAGE, and in 2005, he won the Design Vision Award for Avant Garde at Gen Art 2005, a New York contest for new designers.Morinaga’s brand made its first appearance in the Tokyo Collection the same year (2006 S/S). In 2011, he was awarded the 29th Mainichi Fashion Grand Prix Shiseido Sponsorship Award for Best New Designer.In 2014, he made his Paris debut with his 2015 S/S collection. He was selected as an ANDAM Fashion Awards finalist in 2015 by the French Association Nationale pour le Développement des Arts de la Mode [National Association for the Development of the Fashion Arts]. In 2016, he opened the ANREALAGE AOYAMA store in Minami Aoyama, Tokyo. Morinaga held an exhibition entitled “A LIGHT UN LIGHT”at the Parco Museum in Ikebukuro, Tokyo in 2017.