candidness, a hint of self-deprecation seeping through. "I'm lucky because what was essentially my hobby became my job. Some people have their jobs but have other hobbies like fishing, therefore the magazines they read on the toilet are fishing magazines. The magazines I read on the toilet...

With Alexander Wang not yet ensconced, and the door still swinging after Nicolas Ghesquière's sudden departure, Balenciaga's pre-fall '13 collection was destined to be a neither-here-nor-there affair. Harking back to the namesake's archives for inspiration, the in-house design team cobbled...

day 2 of paris men's fashion week started for me with issey miyake showing at their paris headquarters on the very charming place des vosges ... i had already been told that there would be no backstage access at all so got to the venue ahead to the show time hoping to catch a couple of guys...

Much has been made of the fact that Kimye and their one-year-old took in the Balenciaga show today (North West's first fashion show ever!). Which is unfortunate, considering Alexander Wang proved more than capable of carrying the collection on his own, without celebrity tokenism. Wang deftly...

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of a similar design he made for Issey Miyake and Seiko, Yoshioka wanted to create a watch that has no definitive form—like water, or infinity—for this second collaboration, aka timelessness. You could say it's like having no concept of time, which we're...

This is the latest creation of the famous Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake: ten basic two-dimensional geometric shapes that turn into structured shirts, skirts, pants and dresses. The 132 5 project was developed by the Miyake Reality Lab, a research team formed by Issey Miyake and the...

Should the sight of Prada's ad campaign in every fashion magazine not be enough for you this fall, Steven Meisel has started shooting videos to accompany his seasonal photographs. And it is fun to see the models try their hand at acting and hear their still-girlish voices (the...

Can't get enough fashion? Check out a few of my reviews over at Vogue.it. From Barbara Bui to John Galliano, and more, you're sure to get even more of a runway fashion fix. Issey Miyake: An excerpt: "Always at the forefront of sartorial innovation, Yoshiyuki Miyamae of Issey Miyake launched a...

As a kid I was a bit of a loner and spent time by myself reading books, fashion magazines and thinking critically about art and anthropology. My mom introduced me to philosophy texts as a kid. I studied literature and ended up doing my graduate thesis on James Turrell, who once said, "Light...

As Paris Fashion Week begins to give us a glimpse of high-profile forthcoming releases, longtime fashion stalwart Issey Miyake presents its collection for Fall/Winter 2014. Here we see the Japanese designer playing with both texture and surreal patterning for the new season, executing flowing...

 

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