Eriko   Creative director of Akane, has attained 20 years experience in both Japan and the U.S.  Her interest in classical architecture inspires her to create architectural hair design with impressive structure, shape and intricate textures. She uses a “sculpting” technique for she cuts hair, and her specialties are short and bob styles. Hair highlights are also one of Eri’s many strengths, and can add a more creative touch to your haircut.

Eriko

Creative director of Akane, has attained 20 years experience in both Japan and the U.S.

Her interest in classical architecture inspires her to create architectural hair design with impressive structure, shape and intricate textures. She uses a “sculpting” technique for she cuts hair, and her specialties are short and bob styles. Hair highlights are also one of Eri’s many strengths, and can add a more creative touch to your haircut.

 
  Kosuke   was born in the U.S, and moved to Japan when he was 15. Growing up in a family of hairdressers, Kosuke recognized his talent at a young age and began his career in Osaka, Japan. After his time in Osaka, he moved to London to further pursue his career and attend the Vidal Sassoon Academy. Kosuke has trained and worked in all aspects of the industry including, cutting, specialty styling, coloring, and participating in editorial photo shoots.  Kosuke spends time in many of the world’s largest metropolises to gain inspiration and knowledge on the latest hair trends.

Kosuke

was born in the U.S, and moved to Japan when he was 15. Growing up in a family of hairdressers, Kosuke recognized his talent at a young age and began his career in Osaka, Japan. After his time in Osaka, he moved to London to further pursue his career and attend the Vidal Sassoon Academy. Kosuke has trained and worked in all aspects of the industry including, cutting, specialty styling, coloring, and participating in editorial photo shoots.

Kosuke spends time in many of the world’s largest metropolises to gain inspiration and knowledge on the latest hair trends.

 
  Yusaku   4years experience, formally trained with a master hair stylist at the prestigious salon in Aoyama, Tokyo. He seeks great success in the beauty field.

Yusaku

4years experience, formally trained with a master hair stylist at the prestigious salon in Aoyama, Tokyo. He seeks great success in the beauty field.

    Yani   graduated from Empire Beauty School in Paramus New Jersey on December of 2012 and has 4 years of assisting experience. She is certified in color and extensions (taped, clip-ins and bond), specializes in blow-drying curly hair.

Yani

graduated from Empire Beauty School in Paramus New Jersey on December of 2012 and has 4 years of assisting experience. She is certified in color and extensions (taped, clip-ins and bond), specializes in blow-drying curly hair.

  Mari   Graduated from Empire Beauty School in November 2015. Has 1 year of assisting experience. She's passionate about every aspect in this beauty industry from makeup and facial hair waxing to curly hair care. Striving to meet her goals of becoming a great stylist one day.

Mari

Graduated from Empire Beauty School in November 2015. Has 1 year of assisting experience. She's passionate about every aspect in this beauty industry from makeup and facial hair waxing to curly hair care. Striving to meet her goals of becoming a great stylist one day.