Aesthetic ideals like liberating the way we dressand expressing individuality in a creative wayare standard fare in fashion mission statements, but they don't always have the weight of someone like Issey Miyake behind them. When people say that he reinvented the pleat, they aren't exaggerating. Issey Miyake literally reinvented the methodology of creating pleated garments.
No surprise then, that the Homme Plissé in Homme Plissé Issey Miyake is French for pleated man. With the renowned designer's idea that "design is not for philosophy; it's for life" as a guiding principle, the Homme Plissé imprint applies a technologically forward-thinking approach to essential menswear fixtures, imbibing fine arts levels of elegance with a modern, functional edge.