ISSEY MIYAKE INC.

HISTORY

1971FebruaryThe first "ISSEY MIYAKE" brand collection was launched by MIYAKE DESIGN STUDIO in New York.
NovemberEstablished ISSEY MIYAKE INTERNATIONAL INC. (currently ISSEY MIYAKE INC.).
1973AprilParticipated in the Paris Collection as "ISSEY MIYAKE" from Autumn-Winter 1973.
1974MarchOpened the first "ISSEY MIYAKE" shop in the Puzzle Aoyama building.
1975JanuaryOpened the first overseas "ISSEY MIYAKE" shop on Place du Marche Saint-Honore, Paris.
1976JuneOpened a main "ISSEY MIYAKE" shop in the From-1st building, Aoyama.
1978SeptemberLaunched the "ISSEY MIYAKE MEN" brand.
1979AprilOpened the flagship "ISSEY MIYAKE" shop on rue Saint Germain, Paris.
JulyEstablished ISSEY MIYAKE EUROPE S.A. in Paris

HISTORY : 1980 -

1982JulyEstablished ISSEY MIYAKE U.S.A. CORP. in New York
1983JulyEstablished ISSEY MIYAKE U.K. LTD. in London
1985FebruaryParticipated in the Paris Collection as "ISSEY MIYAKE MEN" from Autumn-Winter 1985.
1987Opened the flagship "ISSEY MIYAKE" shop on Madison Avenue, New York.
1989SeptemberOpened the flagship "ISSEY MIYAKE" shop on Place des Vosges, Paris.
OctoberOpened the flagship "ISSEY MIYAKE" shop on Brompton Road, London.
Opened the flagship "Permanente" shop on rue St. Germain, Paris.

HISTORY : 1990 -

1990Changed the company name from ISSEY MIYAKE INTERNATIONAL INC. to ISSEY MIYAKE INC.
1993FebruaryLaunched the "PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE" brand.
MarchMoved the head office to Oyama-cho, Shibuya.
1996AugustEstablished A-net Inc. as a group subsidiary.
SeptemberChanged the name ISSEY MIYAKE U.K. LTD. to ISSEY MIYAKE LONDON LTD.
1997MayOpened the flagship "PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE" shop on Brook Street, London.
OctoberLaunched A-POC "JUST BEFORE" at "ISSEY MIYAKE" Collection Spring-Summer 1998.
1998MayOpened the flagship "PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE" shop in Soho, New York.
JuneMoved the venue for the "ISSEY MIYAKE MEN" Collection from Paris to Milan and launched the Collection there.
October"ISSEY MIYAKE MAKING THINGS" Exhibition (Paris).
1999SeptemberOpened "PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE" shop on rue Rosiers, Paris.
OctoberNaoki Takizawa presented his first "ISSEY MIYAKE" SPRING SUMMER 2000 Collection under the "ISSEY MIYAKE" label.
November"ISSEY MIYAKE MAKING THINGS" Exhibition (New York).
DecemberOpened the flagship "ISSEY MIYAKE" shop on Conduit Street, London.

HISTORY : 2000 -

2000FebruaryLaunched the "A-POC" brand.
Opened the flagship "A-POC" shop in Aoyama.
AprilIssey Miyake Exhibition "ISSEY MIYAKE MAKING THINGS" (Tokyo).
Opened the flagship "PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE" shop in Aoyama La Place,Aoyama.
MayLaunched the "me ISSEY MIYAKE" brand.
JulyLaunched the "HaaT" brand.
JulyMoved the head office to Tomigaya, Shibuya.
SeptemberOpened the flagship "A-POC" shop on rue Francs-Bourgeois, Paris.
2001OctoberOpened the global flagship shop for "tribeca ISSEY MIYAKE" in New York.
2002FebruaryOpened the flagship "ISSEY MIYAKE FÊTE" shop in the From-1st building, Aoyama.
2004JulyMoved the flagship "ISSEY MIYAKE FÊTE" shop to ISSEY MIYAKE AOYAMA on the occasion of world-wide operations.
Changed the brand name "me ISSEY MIYAKE" to "me"
2005JanuaryMoved the venue for the launch of "ISSEY MIYAKE" Men's Collection to Paris from Autumn-Winter 2005 onward.
JuneExhibited "PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE" in the "BIG BANG" exhibition at the Center G. Pompidou, Paris.
JulyOpened the flagship "me" shop in the From-1st building, Aoyama.
2006MarchOpened the flagship "me" shop on rue du Dragon, Saint Germain, Paris
OctoberOpened the "ISSEY MIYAKE" shop on Madison Avenue New York at a new location.
2007JanuaryDai Fujiwara presented his first AUTUMN WINTER 2007 Men's Collection under the "ISSEY MIYAKE" label.
FebruaryDai Fujiwara presented his first AUTUMN WINTER 2007 Women's and FÊTE Collection under the "ISSEY MIYAKE" label, together with the Men's line, at the Paris Collection.
MarchOpened the flagship "PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE" shop in Tokyo Midtown.
AprilOpened the composite brand flagship shop "ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE / SEMBA" in Semba, Osaka.
JulyIncorporation of A-POC into ISSEY MIYAKE as a design solution named "A-POC INSIDE"
NovemberOpened the total flagship shop "ISSEY MIYAKE / KOBE" in Hyogo.
DecemberChanged the brand name "me" to "me ISSEY MIYAKE" in Asia or "CAULIFLOWER" in Europe and the U.S.
2008OctoberOpened the flagship "ISSEY MIYAKE" shop on rue Royale, Paris.
2009JulyIncorporation of ISSEY MIYAKE FÊTE into ISSEY MIYAKE

HISTORY : 2010 -

2010SeptemberLaunched the "BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE" brand.
NovemberOpened the flagship "132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE" shop in the From-1st building, Aoyama.
2011MarchOpened the composite brand flagship shop "ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE / GINZA" in Ginza, Tokyo.
JuneA new design team presented their first ISSEY MIYAKE men's SPRING SUMMER 2012 Collection.
OctoberYoshiyuki Miyamae presented his first SPRING SUMMER 2012 Collection under the "ISSEY MIYAKE" label.
2012JanuaryISSEY MIYAKE men's brand changed the name to "ISSEY MIYAKE MEN"