A pattern-making laureate, Junya Watanabe’s technical proficiency is exceptionally versatile, and you never know how he’ll deploy it on the runway.
— March 7, 2015
Constructivism, art deco and hints of retro-futurism — Junya Watanabe worked all three with energy and impact for spring.
— September 27, 2014
Junya Watanabe never strays far from denim, and his slouchy and cropped jeans for spring looked like winners.
— June 29, 2014
Junya Watanabe explored a dark, romantic spirit for fall, with clothes that showed off the designer’s strong workmanship.
— March 1, 2014
The designer sent a gang of punks on a hunt, yielding an inimitable and charming take on various strands of British style.
— January 20, 2014
This was Pocahontas at her most stylish, the models’ braided hair tousled to add a rastafarian-meets-punk edge.
— September 28, 2013
During his fashion show, Watanabe sent out models with three soft shoulder bags that he designed and were produced by the Spanish firm.
— March 3, 2013
The designer took the biker jacket out for a ride of his own with a fresh and intelligent spin.
— March 2, 2013
At the core, the designer worked an activewear theme with a Space-Age bent, which for the most part offered an edgy take on gym garb.
— September 29, 2012
A sartorial elegance with the right balance of whimsy and restraint defined the designer’s beautiful collection.
— March 3, 2012