Junya Watanabe is a master in deconstruction and making the ordinary into the extraordinary with his keen eye for detail, precise craftsmanship and ability to recontextualise wardrobe classics. The basic trench was given the Watanabe touch; new avant-garde silhouettes were paired with fluoro accents. The designer collaborated with Spanish graffiti artist Demsky J and Brazilian artist Bicicleta Sem Freio to create some eye-catching graphic tights and bodysuits that injected pops of colours. Tailoring took centre stage—suit jackets were cut, spliced, removed and fused into an array of street meets couture versions.
See all the highlights from Junya Watanabe Spring/Summer 2020 below.
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This #PFW, the #CommedesGarcon universe was full of pleasant surprises. See all the shows in this episode of #BazaarDaily @noirkeininomiya’s mystifying collection was somewhere between technical and organic, leaving us all wondering what those cloud-like dresses and spikey bubbles were made of. @JunyaWatanabe gave us every answer to ‘what would you wear if you only had one trench coat for the rest of your life?’. @Commedesgarcon presented rich colours and historical references, like we have never seen from #ReiKawakubo, an extension of her costume design collaboration with Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth. Then, @vivennewestwood by #AndreasKronthaler was a statement on personal space. We also take you close-up and personal at the @loewe and @chloe collection Re-sees and the @inesdelafressange presentation. #pfw #harpersbazaarsg #paris #balenciaga #parisfashionweek #chloe #loewe #noirkeininomiya #junyaWatanabe #viviennewestwood