Kanna Taniuchi was born in Hyogo Nishinomiya, Japan. She came to the U.S. in 2003 to follow her dream of becoming a fashion and costume designer. After graduating from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), majoring in fashion design, she apprenticed with several designers & stylists in Los Angeles until she took on her own clients such as Beyoncè, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Khloe Kardashian and Chanel West Coast.
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Kanna has designed custom made clothes for Nicki Minaj’s 2012 “Pink Friday World Tour” & “Roman Reloaded European Tour” and became Head of Wardrobe for her 2015 “The Pink Print tour”. During this time Kanna was her personal seamstress and traveled around the world on tour. Kanna also style and customize clothes for movies, commercials and TV shows such as Nickelodeon, MTV and 20 Century Fox. After 10 years of working in Hollywood and touring the world, Kanna have combined all the inspiration; cities, fashion, people, clothing, fabrics, colors, interior and all the different cultures can offer.