Junya Watanabe

Junya Watanabe RTW FALL 2020

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Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2020

The designer’s interpretation of sexy came with a subversive, punk energy.

clock February 29, 2020Miles Socha

Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2020

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Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2020

The designer grounded his formal variations on the trenchcoat with neon Hi-Tec sneakers and flashy athletic gear.

clock September 28, 2019Joelle Diderich

Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2019

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Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2019

If this was “kawaii,” as the show notes suggested, then it flirted with the Japanese sub-culture’s dark offshoot, yami kawaii, or sick-cute.

clock March 2, 2019Joelle Diderich

Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2019

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Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2019

It’s been a good long while since Watanabe cast his singular eye on denim for the majority of a collection.

clock September 29, 2018Jessica Iredale

Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2018

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Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2018

Watanabe showed drab, oversize men’s suit jackets, pulled, tucked and retailed with impressive seamwork into special silhouettes.

clock March 3, 2018Jessica Iredale

Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2018

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Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2018

Organic shapes and bold Marimekko prints were reworked for noble, tribal punk princesses.

clock September 30, 2017Jessica Iredale

Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2017

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Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2017

The classic anarchy of London punks inspired Junya Watanabe’s fall collection.

clock March 4, 2017Jessica Iredale

Junya Watanabe Men's Fall 2017

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Junya Watanabe Men’s Fall 2017

By collaborating with The North Face, the designer is tapping into the current craze for Nineties sportswear.

clock January 20, 2017Joelle Diderich

Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2017

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Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2017

The merger of dual sides of Junya Watanabe’s aesthetic range — street and high concept — resulted in a fantastic collection.

clock October 1, 2016Jessica Iredale

Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2016

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Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2016

Junya Watanabe’s fall collection was a statement in color, shape and dazzling construction.

clock March 5, 2016Jessica Iredale

Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2016

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Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2016

Junya Watanabe used the power of color and shape in his spring collection to create a fascinating study in perception.

clock October 3, 2015Jessica Iredale

Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2015

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Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2015

A pattern-making laureate, Junya Watanabe’s technical proficiency is exceptionally versatile, and you never know how he’ll deploy it on the runway.

clock March 7, 2015Jessica Iredale

Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2015

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Junya Watanabe RTW Spring 2015

Constructivism, art deco and hints of retro-futurism — Junya Watanabe worked all three with energy and impact for spring.

clock September 27, 2014WWD Staff

Junya Watanabe Man Men's RTW Spring 2015

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Junya Watanabe Men’s RTW Spring 2015

Junya Watanabe never strays far from denim, and his slouchy and cropped jeans for spring looked like winners.

clock June 29, 2014WWD Staff

Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2014

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Junya Watanabe RTW Fall 2014

Junya Watanabe explored a dark, romantic spirit for fall, with clothes that showed off the designer’s strong workmanship.

clock March 1, 2014WWD Staff

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