Thank you very much for your patronage of ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE during 2012. In 2013, the spring and summer season collections will be launched on January 10 (Thu) at the Semba store. We are very much looking forward to your visit.
** Store Holiday **
The store will be closed on the days shown below. Thank you very much for your understanding.
Semba Store: December 29 (Sat) - January 1 (Tue, national holiday), January 9 (Wed)
** ISSEY MIYAKE ( women ) **
This colorful collection is inspired by the feathers of birds, which can be of any color, from the richly-hued birds living in tropical lands to birds of the north covered in earth-toned feathers.
These pleated items come in patterns resembling vividly-colored parrots, designed and inspired by the chigiri-e technique (pictures made by torn colored papers).
-These knit jackets show a beautiful gradation of light colors. -The items of this jersey series have a characteristic drape-like form, like a bird with its wings spread.
-This feather-light spring blouson has a pattern bursting with color like peacock feathers. -The items of this stretch series have characteristic bright colors that remind one of the spring air.
-Enjoy the colorful print of these pleated scarves. -These mini shoulder bags use soft, waterproof leather. -The straps of these sandals remind one of a bird nest.
** ISSEY MIYAKE MEN **
* PAPER／LIGHT／CYCLING *
This season, the brand offers a collection using Japanese paper, which is a material that has also been used for clothing through the ages, coupled with the concept of the modern lifestyle of "living with bicycles." The brand developed a washable paper fabric, and used it to design forms and details with the occasion of riding bicycles in the city in mind.
-These jersey-series blousons composed of Japanese paper-fabric have a peculiar, sporty cut . -The fabric used for this series is woven with twisted paper tape.
-Japanese paper and rayon fabric is pasted together, and the surface coated with resin, to make the "washable Japanese paper" used for this series. These backpack makes use of a reflective material. -The items of this series use a material made of plastic PET bottles, which is fashioned into a texture that is almost indistinguishable from cotton. -This pair of sneakers has a minimalist design and makes use of reflective material. -This pair of sneakers using Japanese paper shows a minimalist design.
** PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE **
* CARNIVAL *
Gorgeous outfits and music, abundant colors and the scent of flowers, the appreciation of fertility, the advent of spring and the anticipation of rebirth...the source of inspiration for this season is the carnivals of various countries. The brand expresses the spirit of PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE in a straightforward manner, with an air of celebration and gratitude for the 20th anniversary of the brand.
-The items of this series can be folded against the pleat line.
-The characteristic of this series is colorful prints and frills. -Capes which can cover up your shoulders are now available in a frilled pattern.
These hooded coats are finished using a horizontal pressing process.
These scarves with powerful colors are inspired by the carnival of Rio.
This pouch is made of a patchwork of fabrics.
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* SALT ROAD *
The theme of this spring and summer collection is "salts," that have been brought via the "salt road" and add rich colors to people's lives. The brand incorporates the beauty of salt into original textiles.
-The texture of rock salt is expressed with a realistic pattern, using computer-operated loom. The jacket is made into an easy-to-move design using a stretchable material. -The delicate gradation adds an accent to this tunic. -These colorful scarves use the mixed fabric of ramie and silk-cashmere.
-These shoulder bags are finished with abundant machine-embroidery and appliqué. -This tote bag has an irregular design realized with numerous uneven tucks. -The vibe of these short boots can be altered by changing the color of the socks that peek through the holes.
These light scarves use ultra-fine organic cotton as a base, and weave in stripes of natural wild cotton.
** me ISSEY MIYAKE **
* PICNIC *
Forget the hustle and bustle -- feel the breeze, see the greens, and enjoy precious time spent relaxing. The theme of this season is "PICNIC."
-These pleated, stretch T-shirts show the design of an original character using hamburgers as a motif. -This is a series combining the concept of "Cauliflower" and denim.
-Round-neck, short-sleeve T-shirt type items are now available in the standard "Parachute" series. -This knit-like A-POC pleated, stretch item is very soft to the touch.
** BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE **
New colors for the new season portray a sense of spring.