Sayaka Tokimoto-Davis was born and raised in Japan. From a very young age, her interest was always fashion.After her graduation from Bunka Fashion college in 2004 and upon graduating, worked as a knitwear designer for a Japanese company. After 5 years of experience in Japan, she moved to New York in 2009. Since then, she has been working as a part of the United Bamboo design team. She launched her own brand, Sayaka Davis, in 2012.