Sculptural in shape, Miyake manipulating fabric into various dramatic forms, from bouncing ‘flying saucers’ of signature polyester micro-pleats to garments which, inspired by the art of origami, could fold entirely flat in a moment. ‘The body, the fabric covering it and a comfortable relationship between the two.’
‘I remember Mr Miyake telling me to look at many, many things, not just related to my work but on a larger scale. We design clothes – but the message goes beyond fashion.’ – Satoshi Kondo.
Source: Wallpaper / Fashion. By Jack Moss. Published August, 2022.