Pleats, Please! The Clothes That Started It All

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Wearing: Issey Miyake Pleats Please dress and pants, Stella McCartney Cornelia Wedges

Ah, Issey Miyake – how many odes can I sing to this genius among men? He is perhaps best known for the black turtlenecks he custom designed for Steve Jobs, but this claim to fame is but a small peek into the vast world of clothing he created. His Pleats Please line of polyester pleated clothes were the reason I first fell in love with fashion, after witnessing this magnificent fit from the-rosenrot:

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the-rosenrot wearing: Issey Miyake Pleats Please dress, Martin Margiela tabi boots

I will eventually do a comprehensive post on Issey Miyake – there is so much to say about his work. He will always hold a special place in my heart. For now, please just let me run my hands over all those wonderful pleats, yessss…

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