• Issey Miyake: 45 years at the forefront of fashion

    7 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    At 77, Issey Miyake is still at the cutting edge of design. Tamsin Blanchard joins him in Tokyo Issey Miyake is quite excited about his paper suit. “It doesn't crease!” he tells me as he smiles and scrunches up a bit of his sleeve with his fingers. It springs back to perfectly smooth. The suit itself looks very straightforward: a smart blue single-breasted jacket with matching trousers, no low crotch on the trousers, no asymmetry; the sleeves are both where you expect sleeves to be; there's not even a random pleat. But this is typical Issey Miyake. In more than 45 years of designing...
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