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Vintage IS Issey Miyake Check Twisted Dungarees - 1980s

Vintage IS Issey Miyake Check Twisted Dungarees - 1980s

Product Code: VIM30
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Detail: Rare vintage 'IS' labeled Issey Miyake check twisted dungarees dating from the 1980s in near perfect condition. Clearly inspired by the 1930s beach romper suit. Wide straight trouser leg with tie feature to bustline. Fabric straps to rear are exquisitely twisted. Side pockets to hip. Gingham palette of cream, grey and black. Unlined. Due to construction, this piece offers flexible sizing. Collectable. 

Period: 1980s

Condition: Excellent / Near Perfect

Sizing: Small-Medium UK8-12

Colour: Cream, grey and black gingham

Fabric: 50% cotton 50% polyester

Origin: Japan

Care: Dry Clean

More Information

Born in 1938, Issey Miyake witnessed and survived the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. Upon graduating in graphic design in 1964, he worked in Paris and New York before returning to Tokyo to open his own design studio in 1970. Towards the end of the 1980s, Miyake started to experiment with fabric pleating techniques that allowed for ease of movement, as well as ease of care. Garments were produced and then heat sealed in a press. In 1999, Miyake transferred the design of his collections to Naoki Takizawa, so that he could concentrate on full-time research projects. As of 2012, he is one of the co-Directors of 21 21 Design Sight, Japan’s first design museum. Vintage IS Issey Miyake Check Twisted Dungarees 1980s

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