ISSEY MIYAKE AUTUMN WINTER 2016 “BEYOND” from Paris Fashion Week
The traveler who sets out into the immeasurable world of Making Things ventures into unexplored galaxies in search of new stars. BEYOND—to pursue as yet unseen and unknown beauty created from A Piece of Cloth.
PRISM × “Baked Stretch”
The second version of “Baked Stretch”, a process by which cloth is printed with a special glue and expanded by heat to create free flowing pleats.
Look 1 – 5, 8 – 9
In this series, colorful prism patterns are echoed on cloth baked with geometric lines and printed in multiple colors.
Look 11 – 14
Concentric circles are baked and overlapped creating strong, pleated graphic patterns.
OPTICAL × “3D Steam Stretch”
“3D Steam Stretch”, which uses steam to shrink cloth, is presented in ever richer variations.
Look 5 – 10
Extra thick, colorful chenille yarn is blended into the fabric to create the warm texture of this series.
Look 23 – 28
A Piece of Cloth is pleated at different angles creating unique twisted forms when steam is applied.
Look 29 – 30
From flat two-dimensional circles, come dynamic spiral shapes.
Look 31 – 38
Winding pleats create an optical illusion using simple stripes shrunken into curves. These striking three-dimensional forms create undulating patterns and forms
Photo credit: FREDERIQUE DUMOULIN/ ISSEY MIYAKE