This month he lost one of the most important figures in the history of Japanese fashion. Issei Miyake, who passed away on August 5th at the age of 84, left behind an unparalleled legacy in fashion. As a teacher, you see students who are proud to “be the next X,” but not a single student dares to even try to follow in Mike’s footsteps.
It was his ability to dress paternalistically, even, that his collections became a revelation, challenging the idea of what one could do in fashion and changing the perception of the body. History recalls his accessible work, his conceptual works such as “A-POC” featuring entire collections made from a single fabric, and his technical origami-esque tapestry that allows the body to find its place on a flat surface. .
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Japanese fashion, clothing