Uniqlo knows you like manga and in the spirit of that fandom is releasing a collaborative set in tandem with Weekly Shōnen Jump. The publisher is licensing artwork from some of their most popular novels including iconic characters from Naruto, Dragon Ball, Bleach, Yu-Gi-Oh!, One Piece, Death Note. Click through to see everything from the collection which is releasing April 16.
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Japanese fast fashion leaders Uniqlo team up with one of the most prominent British designers at the moment; JW Anderson. The two have created an entire collection for both men and women. The full range includes outerwear (trenches and down jackets), shirting, knits and even accessories. Anderson described the collaboration as “It’s been probably the most exciting and the most personal collaboration I’ve ever done because it’s the first time I’ve been designing for myself, what I would want.”
The full range is available to see on the official collaboration website.
Following up last summer’s ultra popular Kaws UT capsule collection, Uniqlo has hit up Futura for a series of collaborative graphic tees. Fans of the street artist will recognize familiar prints including the point man, atoms and his signature hand-style on the tees. The release is set for March and should retail around the $15 mark if past UT collabs have been any indication. My personal favorite is the paint drip tees with his familiar script on the back.
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As part of Uniqlo’s summer 2016 UT (Unique T-shirt) collection, the Japanese fast fashion retailer has teamed up with street artist KAWS on a series of tees printed with iconic graphics by the artist. The graphics include illustrations of the Companion character which serve as the centerpiece of the capsule. Also present are his signature heart and cloud motifs and his xx branding. Mostly a collection of t-shirts, there are also a few tote bags in the mix.
To commemorate the occasion Uniqlo’s Fifth Avenue Flagship Store in New York City will debut the line, with a special presentation of KAWS artwork over the years. Prices for the items range from $14.90 USD to $19.90 USD. The capsule will launch online in the US on April 22.
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The second season of the collaboration between Christophe Lemaire and Uniqlo was released with a little less fanfare than the original collection. Now that it’s been out for a little while, there’s still some products from the initial drop left. One simple outerwear piece worth looking into is this cotton parka with button closure and two large front pockets. The style is available in four colors, scoop it while it’s still at sale over on the Uniqlo site.
The Uniqlo collaboration with French designer Christopher Lemaire dropped on Friday. The minimally designed collection runs the gamut of outerwear through to cotton basics and there’s definitely some well-priced pieces that are worth scooping. Some of the key picks include the below. It seems like stock online is moving fast so hit the Uniqlo webstore directly to see what’s available.
Hooded Coat – $49
Japanese fast fashion retailer Uniqlo has put out a series of UT graphic t-shirts in collaboration with the Estate Jean-Michel Basquiat foundation. The designs pull images from the influential artist’s paintings. My personal favorite is the all-over print design, be sure to check out some of the detailing on these shirts, particularly the screen printing on the insider collar which is a nice touch. All shirts are $19.99 and can be purchased on the Uniqlo site HERE.
If you are a fan of Basquiats art, the retrospective at the Gagosian Gallery in Chelsea is still ongoing. See our post on it HERE.
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Comme des Garcons SHIRT FW10 vest
Uniqlo down jacket
3.1 Philip Lim SS10 jeans
White Mountaineering FW10 boots
Monitaly FW11 leather jacket
Uniqlo denim shirt
Visvim SS08 FBT
Faith is wearing: Uniqlo x Undercover, UU Down Knit Sleeve Jacket, White UU Men’s Shirt, Junya Watanabe FW12 Pink Fairisle Trousers, Junya Watanabe SS11 Buckle Boots
Faith is wearing: Undercover FW10 Rider Leather Jacket, Comme des Garcon Shirt Strawberry button-up
Faith is wearing: Uniqlo x Undercover UU Wool Coat
Styled by Rocky Li
Modeled by Faith Picozzi
Photographed by Alain Aguilar
All Eyewear by Oliver Peoples
I felt very honored to be the winner of Romio’s NYFW Fashion Blogger contest. For those who haven’t heard of the site, Romio is a New York based web start-up that connects people, businesses and organizations where they live; enabling them get more out of their neighborhoods. The reward for winning the contest was a studio phootshoot with Alain Aguilar; a veteran photographer who has worked with reknowned publications such as Latin Vogue.
I brought in my friend Faith Piccozi and styled her in a few looks as part of the shoot. She’s a really outgoing and positive person and someone who is so natural at modeling. I think her personality really comes out through the images she takes.
The Romio site is undergoing constant improvements and growth and I invite you to check them out. A very heartfelt thank you to the Alain Aguilar and Romio team for allowing me to collaborate with them. Thank you to Faith for making the clothes come to life.
Layla Racy cropped coat
Uniqlo UU Men’s cardigan, Vintage Comme des Garçons shirt
Opening Ceremony knit sweater
H&M Comme des Garçons men’s peacoat, Uniqlo UU men’s knit