Waka Takahashi is a Japanese designer based in 3 global cities. Tokyo, Milan, and New York.

Born in 1991, she spends her childhood in Tokyo and Lugano, Switzerland. 

She moves to New York City in 2009 and graduates with a Fashion Design degree from Parsons The New School for Design. During these years, she practices in multiple design internships and frequently visits factories in Italy to learn development and creation of handbags and footwear.

In 2016, she launches her first collection, and now works between Tokyo, Milan, and New York. 

Her international background naturally influenced her style. Tokyo's Kawaii culture, Elegance of Europe,and NY citylife.