Issey Miyake

The Art of Japanese Paper Cloth Fashion Could be Making a Revival!

In Japan, people used to wear clothes made from a type of paper called ‘washi’. Nowadays, these clothes are regarded as luxurious items, but in the past they were worn by everyone in Japan. Fibers made from mulberry, rice, bamboo and other materials were knitted using special skills,  and were used not only in clothing,…

Do You Want One of These Origami-Inspired Handbags That Are Popular In Japan?

Japan is well known for amazing technology and application of technology into daily life. One only has to ride a shinkansen to be amazed by the innovation of Japanese engineers. However, how much have you heard about Japan being known for inventive fashion design? For those in the know, Issey Miyake is a prominent Japanese…

All About Inspirational Fashion Designer Issey Miyake and His Unique Style and Brands

There are so many great fashion designers in Japan but one of the most inspirational of these designers goes by the name Issey Miyake. He is popular for using new technology in creating innovative textiles and designs stemming from both Western and Eastern influences. He is not only a fashion designer but a fragrance connoisseur…

Origami as Issey Miyake’s Ever–Lasting Inspiration

Origami is the traditional Japanese paper folding craft, which has been practiced ever since the Edo period. Who would have thought that one simple white paper can be transformed into a whole new character. This paper folding trend has become a widespread culture all over the globe, and not only in Asia, but in Europe…

Get Immersed In the World of Japanese Haute Couture

When it comes to designer brands and exclusive clothing, french and Italian brands such as Chanel, Dior, Valentino or Armani would be the first to think of. With Paris being the fashion centre of the world, looks are rarely directed to Asia. Bur surprisingly there are more haute couture brands in Japan that you expected,…