- Started in 1995. Keizo Shimizu, the representative of NEPENTHES, designs. He has been involved in buying in various countries around the world for a long time, and "NEEDLES" was established as the brand to project view of the world matured by his experience. The collection from his personal point of view is gathering attention not only from Japan but also from all over the world. In 2010, he established "REBUILD by NEEDLES" as a new line in the collection. This brand revived clothes that have been mass-produced in the past and are difficult to make use of now by rebuilding into new clothes. Furthermore, in recent years, he has expanded his field of activity by collaborating with artists who are active in the world and opening stores at festivals on a global scale.