One of the most important figures in Japanese fashion history passed away this month. Issey Miyake, who died on August 5 at the age of 84, left an unparalleled legacy in fashion. As an educator, I see students bragging about being the next X, but no one dares to follow in Miyake’s footsteps.
His ability to redefine patterning and fabric itself has made his collections a revelation, defying what was thought to be possible in fashion and with it changing the way we see the body. His more graspable works, conceptual pieces such as “A-POC,” which features an entire collection made from a single piece of cloth, and origami-like pleats that draw the body within its flat surface. It will remind you of technical works that can find a place. .
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Japanese fashion and clothing