The 5 Stages Of Menswear As a teen, I'd bought L'Eau d'Issey by Issey Miyake not because of the way it smelled, but because it had won a Grooming Award in FHM (RIP).
At university, this process intensified. Putting my academic propensity to more productive use, I pored over glossy mags every month with no less...
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Tokyo Museum Exhibits Issey Miyake's Constant Innovations
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.
6 Of The Best New Men's Fragrances For Summer 2016
Fancy a freshen up? Then spritz this, the latest – and easily most refreshing – in a long line of updates on Issey Miyake's original L'Eau d'Issey from 1994.
We're hesitant to describe a fragrance as 'aquatic' (especially when water smells of basically nothing), but we'd be lying if we...
Fashion in the Age of Technology fashion design, indie clothing, style, beauty Issey Miyake took it further with flying saucer dress and flat garments that folded out to fully dimensional pieces. Raf Simons merged old and new with ribbon and tulle pleated skirts.
In the section on lace, there were examples of antique lace that was hand-knotted and crocheted. Then there...
Want: Homme Plissé Issey Miyake Oh, well – the wonders of promotional communication!
Homme Plissé Issey Miyake comes in jackets, pants, t-shirts and cardigans.
Black Pleated T-Shirt – €168 or 1250 DKK Black Pleated Cropped Lounge Pants – €298 or 2217 DKK
Style Story / Aurelie Garance Doré Also, jeans, always a pair of converse, loafers, and 1 or 2 Issey Miyake ensemble, which are perfect now. They're great because when you travel with them they don't wrinkle. I always have one Saint Laurent two-piece set, vintage from the 70s. Easy to mix and match with anything.
Issey Miyake, the Master Shape-ShifterIt all began in 1960 when Issey Miyake, a student in the graphic design department at Tama Art University, sent a letter to the World Design Conference, which was being held for the first time in Japan. The letter took issue with the fact that fashion design was not included in the event.
How To Dress Like An Oscars Leading Man His mock roll neck – designed by Issey Miyake and bought in bulk – became, through force of attrition, a signature. It was a uniform that cemented his image, and his legend, in the public consciousness.
Of course, copying someone else's uniform wholesale isn't so much a signature style as...
Fragrance Of The Week: Comme Des Garcons Dot
It opens with an almost rubbery blast of green leaves – not unlike Issey Miyake's Pour Homme – but quickly sweetens as notes of bitter orange and pepper mellow out the party. The floral notes that arrive later are even more chill; Dot isn't a scent that evolves so much as relaxes, its early...
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Fragrance Of The Week: L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme EDT Fraiche
Enter the latest incarnation of Issey Miyake's now two-decade-old l'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme. The original became a classic almost on release back in 1994, its attempt to bottle the scent of water resulting in something fresh enough to wear anywhere (even if its concept does verge on...
BoF Exclusive | JW Anderson Experiments With 'Workshops' Uniting Culture and Commerce But Japanese fashion legend Issey Miyake was equally influential. "I've always been obsessed by him and how he worked with so many different types of people. I think that defines where we live today — not in a luxury world, but a cultural world — where we have to create more experience. The...
Education, Education Report 2015 "Many of our graduates work for Yohji Yamamoto or Issey Miyake," beams Kosugi. "In fact, the chief designer of Issey Miyake is a graduate of Bunka."
But, studying at Bunka has proved challenging for international students, despite accounting for 20 percent of the student...
What Your Fall 2015 Bag Says About You
When you arrive at your local Issey Miyake boutique, they greet your warmly.
Men are sometimes a little afraid of you, but in, like, a sexy way, sort of.
Your friends think you're a little high-maintenance and they sometimes complain about it (In a loving way!) (Usually!) when you're...
PLEATS PLEASE Issey Miyake x Native Shoes Summer 2015 Lookbook Summer love, add some color to your outfits (pointing finger at myself) with these cute mocc sneakers!
Blending Native's love for color and future technology with the graphic aesthetic from PLEATS PLEASE Issey Miyake's F/W 2015 line, the collection remains lightweight and made 100% animal...
The Complete Guide To Summer Fragrances
Sometimes fresh, sometimes slightly bitter and salty, they became popular with the launches of Issey Miyake's L'eau d'Issey Pour Homme and Acqua Di Gio, two of the most famous fragrances in the genre.
"Aquatic notes in perfumes are an abstract concept," admits Will Andrews of the P&G...
Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey City Blossom Review
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Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey City Blossom was inspired by flowers blossoming in the city! A contrast to be sure!
This comes housed in Issey Miyake's traditional flanker bottle that resembles the the tip of a pyramid. It has a Spring fill thanks to the silver and pink...
Try a New Luxury Fragrance for Spring
Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey City Blossom $100
Issey brings us a newly packaged, limited edition version of his original L'Eau d'Issey from 1992! The new flank bottle has a pink floral design that evokes the Japanese sakura to me! This one is a fresh, flirty little floral with citrus-y notes
James Bond Spectre Fashion: The 007 Turtleneck And More Intellectuals (French philosopher Foucault) and movie stars (Mastroianni, Steve McQueen, Kirk Douglas and more), politicians and entrepreneurs alike (remember Steve Jobs' legendary Issey Miyake black turtleneck), they all fell under the turtleneck spell, it's time you do too and here are main...