Born in Japan and raised in a family, who run a kimono company, JU-NNA has a unique background in the Japanese kimono culture.
After working in the Japanese kimono industry, JU-NNA studied Fashion Design in Japan and worked with Japanese brands in Tokyo. JU-NNA moved to London to expose himself to different cultures and aesthetics. While completing his MA study at Istituto Marangoni London, JU-NNA's first collection was nominated for prestigious competitions, Mittelmoda in Italy and Fashin Scout Merit Award in UK in 2018. This collection was exhibited at Poliform UK during London Fashion Week/Festival.