Issey Miyake

Japanese (Hiroshima, Japan, 1939)

Born in Hiroshima in 1939, Issey Miyake established his design studio in 1970 and presented his first line at the Paris collections in 1973. He is often hailed as the first in a wave of Japanese fashion designers whose work gained international recogni

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