Rainmaker Autumn Winter 2021 – 2022 collection at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo

Designer Profile

Kohichi Watanabe
Founder / Designer
Born in 1980
Learned design under the influence of his father who is a commercial facilities designer
1998 Worked in MORIKAGE SHIRTS KYOTO
Learned about custom tailoring and the design/production of ready-made clothes
2008 A/W Launched N4
2008 A/W – 2013 S/S Announced Men’s collection as a N4 designer
2013 A/W Launched his own label ‘RAINMAKER’

Ryutaro Kishi
Co-founder / Designer
Born in 1977
2008 A/W Take part in launched N4
2013 A/W Take part in launched ‘RAINMAKER’

Brand Profile

[Established year] 2013

RAINMAKER based in Kyoto was established in 2012.
In Autumn/Winter 2013,
RAINMAKER was launched, and the flagship store was opened at Muromachi Rokkaku in Kyoto.

▽CREDIT

Director Taro Mizutani ; Director of Photography Rei Takaji ; Photographer Shuhei Kojima ; Stylist Hidero Nakagane ; Hairstylist Satsuki Komuro, Takanori tanaka ; Make-up Artist Chie Nakagawa ; Jewellery Hoshino Studio Jewelers ; Music Kukangendai ; Model Alaas, aleksandr, Aoi, Benjamin, Eiji, Liz P, Manabe, Panther, Yu-ri ; Fitting Supporters Ayako Shibata, Mai Yamane, Ruru Tanino, Tetsuya Watanabe, Yuto Chikamoto ; Shooting Staff Tachka (Takeshi Nagata, Kazue Monno), Toshiya Chimura, Hiroki Okuda, Maria Nana, Tatsuya Tokunaga ; Support Osaka Electro-communication University, Location Kyoto National Museum.

All images courtesy of Rainmaker

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