KIMURA was born in Kyoto, Japan, in 1979.
After studying sociology at university, he took a Design course at the Bunka Fashion College to pursue his real passion.
As of 2005, KIMURA worked for the famous Japanese designer MUG, on the G.V.G.V. label and was responsible for creating the women’s collection.
In 2009, KIMURA founded the company, ALPINISME Co. Ltd., and launched his own label “LOKITHO” with his 2010 Spring/Summer collection.
In 2015, KIMURA won the ‘Tokyo New Designer Grand Prix’, organized by JFW
and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.