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dress: issey miyake
photography: irving penn
Tokyo, 1989, Miyake Design Studio
Images above are published in ‘Issey Miyake by Irving Penn’. This collaboration comprises of Penn’s photographs of Miyake’s Spring Summer 1989 and Autumn Winter 1989-90 collection which were the first seasons to feature his pleated designs. Miyake developed the use of pleats in subsequent collections. in 1993 he launched a stand-alone line known as ‘Pleats Please’ by Issey Miyake.