HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE marks a significant milestone this year. As November 2023 ushers in, this iconic brand commemorates its 10th anniversary, reflecting on a legacy of unparalleled sartorial elegance.
The brand’s ethos resonates with the idea that clothing reveals its true essence when adorned by the wearer. “HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE creates clothing that is not defined by time but by those who wear them.” This sentiment captures the essence of the brand’s journey, which has steadfastly held on to its unique technology and design philosophy. From the day it began to this momentous anniversary, the unwavering mission has been clear – fashioning garments with distinctive shapes that exude timelessness.
Drawing from a rich tapestry of design inspiration, HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE offers more than just clothing; it presents an enduring aesthetic, reminiscent of pieces treasured across seasons. The brand embodies a vision where apparel isn’t just about transient trends but holds a deeper cultural significance. It brings forth an idea of clothing that parallels the longevity and significance of the tools we use daily, propelling a fresh outlook on fashion as an intrinsic part of our culture.
Henry Leutwyler, a renowned photographer, encapsulates this journey in his captures for the anniversary. Through his lens, both the meticulously crafted garments and the tools integral to their creation come to life. An array of objects – a humble pin, a piece of measuring tape, or a swatch of fabric, collectively narrate the tale of a decade filled with dedication and passion.
Designed with the modern individual in mind, the brand’s offerings ensure freedom and comfort for contemporary lifestyles. Emphasizing this ethos, “HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE continues to explore the creation of garments that speak to and enhance the individuality of each person who wears them.”
As the festivities for the 10th anniversary roll out, enthusiasts can look forward to two exclusive series – DECADE and DECADE SWEATER. The former introduces three refined styles, embodying the brand’s quintessential design and craftsmanship, available in a diverse palette. The latter, the DECADE SWEATER, showcases a sophisticated crew-neck design adorned with the brand’s emblematic logo on the rear.
Fashion aficionados can mark their calendars for November 11th. The DECADE and DECADE SWEATER collections will grace the shelves of select stores, including HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE / AOYAMA, ISSEY MIYAKE GINZA / 445, ISSEY MIYAKE SEMBA, and international outlets in New York, Royale, and London’s 33 BROOK.
© Photos: HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE – Photographe : Henry Leutwyler
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