Designer: Tomoaki Okaniwa
Born in 1963 Nagano Prefecture
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 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.