Issey Miyake asked Kenyan photographer James Mollison to contribute to an exhibition on Chocolate, he was curating (in 07) with the designer Naoto Fukasawa. Chocolate in Japan has become a luxury product with organized tastings- similar to wine. So, Mollison decided it would be interesting to...

an extraordinary Irving Penn retrospective to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the artist's birth in 1917. The Met, which began acquiring Irving Penn in 1959, has presented two prior shows on the artist — 1977 and 2002 — but nothing on the scale of the centennial exhibition. To mark...

NEW YORK, Nov 14, 2011/ — The third generation designer of Issey Miyake, Yoshiyuki Miyamae is both simple and complex. During a one-on-one interview with FashionWindows, Miyamae spoke of quality, craftsmanship, creation, and the balance of the past with the intricacies of the future....

It didn't suit my own tastes — I was busy trying Jean Paul Gaultier's new fragrance, now known as Classique, at the other end of the fragrance counter — but I respected Issey Miyake for carving out a new trend in fragrance. On a recent afternoon of perfume-sampling in midtown Manhattan, I...

detail of the Miyake start Studio, consign transact through womenswear. Miyamae (right, with Fujiwara) joined Miyake in 2001, through part of Miyake's confess A-POC push on; seeing 2006, he has worked under Fujiwara on the IM collections. Miyamae's pre-eminent gathering entrust exhibit shown...

ISSEY MIYAKE first introduced the Pleats Please line back in 1989, and it has been developed every season thereafter. A collection of products for the brand was recently launched in collaboration with Japanese graphic designer Kazumasa Nagai with a week-long pop-up shop visualized by Keisuke...

Like many great fashion photographers, Irving Penn didn't restrict his oeuvre to swanlike models in fancy dresses. Far from it. During his seven-decade tenure at Vogue, which included 159 covers, he shot everything from still-lifes and flowers to celebrities and tribespeople. On the...

Issey Miyake watch collaborators. Japanese Audi A5 designer, Satoshi Wade delivers the "W" chronograph for Miyake's watch line. Four versions with unique faces has been developed for the project. The watches feature a quartz chrono movement but with the addition of a second hand that moves...

An Issey Miyake collection can be anticipated for the technological advancements of their textile developers, constantly pushing the limits of their previous achievements. This collection offered a whole array of an inspiring collection that shows just how much is left to discover in the...

Miyake got Japanese material maker Toray to provide the fabric, Japanese sporting goods company Mizuno to handle the production and Polytex of Thailand to do the pleating. Ten more uniforms were created by Miyake in the 1990s, and another 10 for the current exhibit. "Issey Miyake's...

 

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