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Masaru Okuyama

Founded 2008 in Japan
Based in Hong Kong

Masaru Okuyama picked Hong Kong as his business location after he finished shoemaking school because it is an intersection of China and the west for both culture and economy. Okuyama used to worked as an expat in Hong Kong while he was working at a jewellery company. His customers are mainly local rich and elite expats from western countries because they can buy shoes that are same quality as shoes in Europe/North America.


Hong Kong, Japan



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