Satoshi Kondo introduced a finely executed, elegant assortment, filled with draped items made with some clear materials and mono-colors.
Inspiration from nature and new methods for garment-making performed a job once more this season.
“The method has at all times been find out how to make it fashionable and ours,” mentioned Kondo. This labored brilliantly for spring.
A key inspiration this season was a photograph Kondo took of a sheer flag fluttering towards the sky.
“There’s one thing lovely about this kind; it simply retains altering and isn’t static in any respect,” the designer mentioned. “You can’t actually clarify that in phrases.”
However Kondo might in clothes, additionally conserving in thoughts pure parts equivalent to hearth, wind or water.
“All of them have this ‘formless,’ or ‘undefined’ form,” he continued. To delve into such shape-shifting, the design crew took a breadbaking workshop.
“We needed to coach ourselves, in a manner, [so] that we don’t management every thing,” mentioned Kondo. “There’s at all times this accident in breadmaking, or types in nature, that’s at all times serendipitous. Perhaps in clothing-making there’s additionally room for accident, for actually lovely happenings.”
What’s surprising might be extremely attention-grabbing, as this assortment confirmed.
Its opening appears have been named “ambiguous,” made up of sheer, draped, lengthy knit attire — in colours equivalent to white, black, peach or pale purple and tubular shapes — with oversize sleeves.
“We created a design that allowed that material to naturally kind,” mentioned Kondo, explaining he used high-twist cotton yarn in Wholegarment expertise. This “listening to the yarn’s voice” doesn’t give a static really feel, however extra like a flag wafting.
An unique stretchy cloth manufactured from pure washi yarn blended with an artificial yarn was additionally used continuously. “It appears prefer it has this paper texture,” mentioned Kondo.
The colour palette was impressed by discreet hues present in nature, but additionally some that popped equivalent to orange and azure.
Prime-to-toe appears included delicate hats manufactured from wound-around cloth or textured washi paper in the identical shade as the garments, to marvelous impact.