He was born into the house managed the high-level handbag manufacturer specializes in reptiles etc and grew up while touching the high quality production.
He traveled to Europe( England~Spain~England~France. Mainly 14 years in England) while attending English school at the age of 14 by himself and returning home to Japan at the age of 29, and he lived in Paris before the returning.
His basic definition of the brand is established by that he feel what existence of elegance and creation while overseas living, looking straight at the history and the traditional of Europe in 15 years, and touching directly by the hand.
He first launched his namesake brand ‘KENJIIKEDA’ in 2003A/W Collection at PREMIERE CLASSE PARIS.
The collection called ‘PULSE’ has particular design of twist & patchwork be graceful and pursued original creation was announced as based on ‘High Quality & High Sense’.
Diffusion line ‘KENKENKEN’ that succeeds the identity of ‘KENJIIKEDA’ is launched from 2005 S/S Collection.
‘KENKENKEN’ handbags designed for utility use are keeping the elegant factor of ‘KENJIIKEDA.
He won ‘BEST DEBUTANT OF THE YEAR’ of fashion section sponsored by MFU as the first prize of accessory designer in 2006.
Recently, ‘KENJIIKEDA MEN’S’ is launched at TRANOI HOMME Paris from 2008SS Collection.