Over the period from March 1 (Saturday) to April 2 (Wednesday), ISSEY MIYAKE and artist Kosei Komatsu will hold "Wearing Light".
ISSEY MIYAKE is developing his SPRING SUMMER 2014 collection under the theme of "Wearing Light" together with Kosei Komatsu, an artist who specializes in bird feather designs and creating artwork that deeply contemplates light. In this collection, ISSEY MIYAKE has produced feathers from original materials and Komatsu has integrated them into artistic works such as "Weathercock" and "Chandelier".
Please look forward to viewing the installations these two creators have produced that express light and lightness.
Original products will also be introduced.
In addition to the above, in early April ISSEY MIYAKE will launch skirts and pants made of white denim in which feathers are expressed, as well as key color rings and other items.
Also, please visit the Wearing Light special website, which is open now.
New items have appeared at ELTTOB TEP GINZA together with a window installation by the art collective Atelier OMOYA.
As well as representing the face of the store, the show windows mark the borderline between the interior and exterior. PATAPATA GINZA is an artistic work installed in these show windows. The windows are all closed together at the same time by wings so that they appear as a single wall and the scenery that was previously visible through them disappears. After that, the wings move again and visitors to the store can gently take in the outside light and the signs of people passing by.
In addition, the store has a broad lineup of new products waiting for your inspection.
SPRING SUMMER 2014 will start from January 7 (Tue).
Please be aware that the stores will be closed on the following dates. Thank you for your understanding.
December 31 (Tue), January 1 (Wed), January 6 (Mon)
** ISSEY MIYAKE ( women ) **
* Wearing Light *
The items for this season express a clean feeling, like light cast down straight between the clouds. The collection expresses a simple and sharp silhouette with a hybrid textile that boldly combines different materials.
The items of this series come in a metallic-looking textile, expressing the light of the starry sky.
These steam-stretch items express shooting stars and refracted light with statue-like forms.
** ISSEY MIYAKE MEN **
*Open the window and look at the world*
This season, the brand pursues anew elements like form, color, and movement of the body. The collection sublimates the study of traditional hand-made dyeing techniques and the inspiration derived from travelling worldwide into a piece of creation.
The items of this series use the traditional ita-jime dyeing technique, which creates what cannot be expressed with digital means.
These sneakers combine materials with different appearances, such as velour, smooth, shrink, and embossing.
** PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE **
* TRANSLUCENCY *
The items of this collection are inspired by the transparency that can be found in minerals, the glitter of glass, or smoke fading into the air. The essence of PLEATS PLEASE is added to the relaxing colors and light form, generating a bouncy and vibrant feeling.
- With the items of this new series, made of fabric with horizontal pleats sewn together with broadcloth, you can enjoy the bouncy movement of textile.
- The items of this series express straight light with a colorful stripe pattern.
- This cardigan takes advantage of the soft rib-pleats material.
- The original folding technique is applied to this three-dimensional silhouette.
This scarf expresses straight light with multiple colors.
** HaaT **
* EGG *
The egg is the symbol of life and resurrection. This collection is made by enriching the colors and patterns inspired by the white, beige, pale rose, transparent blue, and dapples of eggs laid by many different birds throughout the world. The organic form of the egg, where the vital energy and delicacy makes a striking balance, is finished into an original textile by HaaT.
- This top is made of ultrafine cotton yarn, with knitted egg-shaped motifs.
- This scarf is made using a discharge-printing technique with an image of an egg.
- This lightweight stretch reversible bottom has a dappling pattern of a quail egg expressed by an inkjet print.
** BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE **
- Basic color items by the LUCENT PRO Series are now available.
- This ROCK Series is redesigned by focusing on the ease of use as a main bag.
These items of the PRISM Series use embossed material that looks like leather.