The athlete will represent the brand starting with The Championships, Wimbledon 2018.
The 6.1-magnitude earthquake damaged buildings, toppled furniture, and halted transportation services
The artist formerly designed a “Peanuts” collection of T-shirts for the company.
India will be the Japanese retailer’s 22nd market worldwide.
In his new position, Takahiro Kinoshita will oversee Uniqlo’s overall creative communications.
The artist’s previous fashion tie-ins have been wildly successful.
The spring season hits stores April 20.
The designer attended a cocktail party last week at Dover Street Market Ginza to launch the line, and hinted there was a big move ahead for him.
The designer hosted a dinner at royal pavilion, former holiday home of King George IV.
The “Class of 2018 initiative” names emerging talent from the fields of fashion, film, music, art and design.