FASH­ION AND FORM

CityPress - - Business -

Pieces of de­signer Issey Miyake’s col­lec­tion are dis­played at the Na­tional Art Cen­ter in Ja­pan. Although he’s be­hind one of the big­gest fash­ion brands to come out of Ja­pan, Miyake de­tests be­ing called a fash­ion de­signer. Maybe a de­signer, even a sculp­tor, but not of that friv­o­lous, trend­watch­ing, con­spic­u­ous con­sump­tion known as fash­ion. His down-to-earth clothes are meant to cel­e­brate the hu­man body

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