Motofumi "Poggy" Kogi
Motofumi "Poggy" Kogi was born in Sapporo, Hokkaido in 1976. In 1977 he would go on to enroll in UNITED ARROWS, soon after launching Liquor, Woman & Tears and UNITED ARROWS & SONS. He became independent in 2018 with the start of his own company. Kogi’s success would see him chosen as one of the “HB100” by HYPE BEAST in 2015, 2016, and 2019.
In 2016, He started "POGGY'S BOX". He opened the pop-up store at THE PARK・ING GINZA and ISETAN SHINJUKU, and in 2019 he would go on to hold his first exhibition in Paris. In the midst of all that in 2018, he announced a collaboration between his project "POGGY THE MAN" and LEVI'S® MADE & CRAFTED®. Finally, in late 2019 he released VENTURA POGGY THEMAN which is a collaboration with HAMILTON.
In time he would go on to open Studio 2G in the renewed Shibuya PARCO as its director of fashion.
Photo_ Jonathan Daniel Pryce, GarconJon.com
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