Junya Watanabe Spring 2016 Collection

Junya Watanabe  was inspired by Javanese batiks, now revered throughout Western Africa, which gave an exotic island flavor to the Japanese designer’s fetish patchworks, here applied to boxy linen blazers, cotton safari shirts, handsome Bermudas and the turned-up cuffs and pockets of weathered Levi’s.  It was the beauty of Watanabe’s pattern mixes and the placement of the scraps — along with the his summer tailoring in rumpled, sun-faded fabrics — that delivered a powerful punch.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s