Menswear Fall / Winter 17/18 – Issey Miyake – Paris Fashion Week
Discover the next Issue Miyake men collection with OOB MAG
Look 1-5, 16-19
Textured pop patterns take inspiration from white birch forests, created by experienced artisans using ten types of printing plates, each hand printedwitgh different dyes and glossy prints. The material used is washed nylon taffeta and the lineup includes coats, jackets, pants and blousons. The first look is comprised of crushed wool separates with the same patterned polyester (transfer printed) insets. They are all lightweight, wrinkle-resistant, and versatile.
Look 8, 11-15
Organic patterns echo the changing colors of leaves in autumn and are created on wool/polyester cut jacquard intricately woven from five colors of thread. This fabric gives a sense of warmth while remaining lightweight and wrinkle resistant. The coat (Looks 11 and 12) is reversible and the opposite side uses water repellent nylon grosgrain.
Look 34, 35
Bold gingham check tweed inspired by the colors of autumn leaves is woven with carded wool, cotton tape, and reflective thread using a vintage loom. In addition to jackets and pants, the lineup includes a reversible blouson (Look 34). The reverse side uses a polyester twill that is quilted using highly functional batting.
Look 33, 36-39
Tartan check evokes a night time forest shrouded in darkness which is created by printing an organic mist-like pattern on the cloth after it is woven. After the jackets and pants are sewn, artisans tie each piece with string and set the shape of the wool using a special solution and a heat processing technique. the craft pleating process of the 100% wool fabric is created without polyester and retains the texture of the natural material while realizing a fit that does not compromise comfort, or movement and maintains the pleats which can be washed in cold water.
Look 22,29, Finale
The finale features a coat using an archive pattern which first appeared in the Autumn Winter 1983 collection, redesigned in lightweight washed nylon taffeta. The non-iron coat has exceptional water resistance and an oversize silhouette that is not bulky and can be worn over any style.
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