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Salon Owner / Hair Stylist​

For over 25 years Toshi has been a fixture within the global fashion scene with continuous high demands offered by top photographers, super models and style houses around the world. Toshi operated a successful studio in the East Village by word of mouth for over 15 years, traveling to select clients as far away as France while discretely servicing a large NYC celebrity including Gisele, Heide Klum, Sara Jessica Parker. Toshi has recently opened a new larger space in the East Village to accommodate the explosion in demand as NYC has learned of this available talent.


*KINO is now accepting new clients and interviewing experienced stylists and colorists in Manhattan.


Toshi has been featured in publications such as

*Vogue USA, Italy and Japan, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, W magazine, Interview, I.D., etc...


Toshi has worked with photographers such as

*Steven Meisel, Richard Avedon, David LaChapelle, Patrick Demarchelier and Steven Klein among

many others


Toshi has been featured in Fashion Shows such as

*NYC: Marc Jacobs, Anna Sui, DKNY, Oscar De La Renta, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Zac

Porsen, Phillip Lim, Victoria's Secret, etc...


*Paris: Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino, Sonia Rykiel, Carmen Marc Valvo, Chloe, Christian Lacroix, Hermes, Ninna Ricci, Loewe, Celine, Victor & Rolf, etc...


*Milan: Moschino, KENZO


Toshi was born in Nagoya, Japan and began learning in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.
*In 1990 Toshi moved to New York to work with Garren at Garren NY and Salon Ishi.
*In 1991 he became an editorial hair stylist working with Garren, Jimmy Paul, Odile Gilbert, Danilo,

Renato and many others
*In 2001 Toshi opened his first salon in East Village
*In 2016 Toshi expanded to a new larger studio on the ground floor of a historic landmark building

at 7 E 3rd St. New York, NY 10003 

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