Americana via Tokyo. Needles founder and designer Keizo Shimizu does classic American vintage so well that his brand, founded in Japan in 1997, is selling out signature pieces like the Track Pant and Rebuild flannel in the West, to the culture that influenced the inception of each piece. Needles famous re-build project extends the innovation of designer, Skimizu’s unique approach to aesthetic and presents an innovative outtake on repurposed vintage pieces.