Purple Fashion — Junya Watanabe

[October 1 2018] : Fashion

Junya Watanabe S/S 2019 backstage, Paris
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Junya Watanabe S/S 2019 backstage, Paris

Junya Watanabe is certainly one of the most punk rock designers, yet that doesn’t prevent him from convening his audience early in the morning and on time. These types of distinguished feelings—radical and refined—characterize his spring 2019 collection.

The set today is a bit decayed—a concrete building under rehabilitation, where the daylight comes into sight from the side of a window wall. The voice of Freddie Mercury opens the ball, and baby-doll punkettes with bright neon hair emerge dressed in patchwork denim. Denim is the principal theme of this collection, the main garment with the white T-shirt presented on stage. Emotions arouse from the varieties of shapes exposed, but here, too, Watanabe focuses uniquely on one:... Read More

Text Dorothée Perret and photo Janna Tatarova

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