• Junya Watanabe: Menswear Spring/ Summer 2019

    4 monthes ago - By 10 magazine

    Junya Watanabe's mind is a prism: shine things through and out they come, the other end, “Junya-fied”. They're smashed up a bit, altered and original ideas are proposed in different way. He feeds off culture and history and music and the street and “plugs in” and then “downloads” that great invisible now. He's a zeitgeister. He's sees what we will see beforehand and turns it into clothes and bags and shoes we'll want. There's always lots to want. And, ask a Junya fan: after waiting six months for his clothes to hit the shops you still want them. It doesn't tire and you don't tire of it. It...
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  • Junya Watanabe SS19 Is All About Storage

    Junya Watanabe SS19 Is All About Storage

    4 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Junya Watanabe held the fort for Spring/Summer 2019. The designer's menswear is regarded as being extremely consistent, and this collection falls in line with that notion - Watanabe's preferred workwear motifs were in full force, abetted by a selection of colorful bags.
    Recognizable silhouettes featured scalloped-hem shirting, seam-rich cotton blazers and straight leg denim, all key to Watanabe's seasonal releases. Camouflage, another staple, appeared on cargo pants, shirts, inside parkas and as paneling on several jeans, reinforcing the range's blue collar reference points. Collarless...
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  • Junya Watanabe Man Spring 2019

    Junya Watanabe Man Spring 2019

    4 monthes ago - By WWD

    Forward, march! Looks with a military edge have been striding across the Paris runways, although they're more of the Boy Scout than the Général de Gaulle variety, with lots of knee-length shorts, flak jacket/fishing vest hybrids and fresh takes on camouflage.
    Junya Watanabe charged ahead with the idea for his latest collection, which unfurled against a backdrop of a long, slightly droopy, army tent and to some foot-tapping military tunes, including the theme song from “The Bridge on the River Kwai.”
    Looks included pinstripe shirts, gingham or plaid jackets with bright camouflage patches on...
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