Sacai

Model on the catwalk

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Sacai RTW Fall 2020

“I wanted to think beyond the 3-D and incorporate movement,” Chitose Abe explained of the giant leap in her technique.

clock March 2, 2020Booth Moore

Backstage at Sacai Men’s Fall 2020

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Sacai Men’s Fall 2020

An Albert Einstein quote reminded Chitose Abe of the importance of her intuition, which always tells her to shake things up.

clock January 20, 2020Lily Templeton

Backstage at Sacai RTW Spring 2020

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Sacai RTW Spring 2020

Chitose Abe remixed oversized suiting, baggy pants, blazers, scarfy chiffon blouses and trench coats — sometimes all in onesie.

clock September 30, 2019Booth Moore

Model on the catwalk

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Sacai Men’s Spring 2020

The designer’s signature hybrids were more harmonious, based on the idea of two “similar ideas being merged together.”

clock June 22, 2019Katya Foreman

Sacai RTW Fall 2019

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Sacai RTW Fall 2019

“Putting something really small on top of something big,” was the latest exercise for designer Chitose Abe.

clock March 4, 2019Booth Moore

Backstage at Sacai Men's Fall 2019

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Sacai Men’s Fall 2019

Designer Chitose Abe showed a sensual, energetic mix of women’s pre-fall and men’s, with lots of texture, plays on volume and fun, deconstructed and reconstructed pieces.

clock January 19, 2019Samantha Conti

Backstage at Sacai RTW Spring 2019

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Sacai RTW Spring 2019

Chitose Abe operates from a template. Keeping it current is a matter of her impeccable taste and exacting eye.

clock October 1, 2018Jessica Iredale

Backstage at Sacai Spring 2019

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Sacai Spring 2019

Chitose Abe set out to defy preconceived notions about clothes — for men and women — and she succeeded with a whimsical collection that was a color-packed mosaic of traditional tailoring.

clock June 23, 2018Samantha Conti

Sacai RTW Fall 2018

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Sacai RTW Fall 2018

Chitose Abe put forth her stock and trade, blending multiple garments across many different aesthetics into cohesive pieces and a show with many moods.

clock March 5, 2018Jessica Iredale

Sacaï Pre-Fall 2018

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Sacai Pre-Fall 2018

Chitose Abe continued to convince with her demonstration on hybridization started in her fall 2018 men’s show.

clock January 21, 2018Lily Templeton

Sacai Men's Fall 2018

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Sacai Men’s Fall 2018

Designer Chitose Abe masterfully challenged those for whom hybridization is just a trend.

clock January 20, 2018Lily Templeton

Sacai RTW Spring 2018

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Sacai RTW Spring 2018

Infused with a fresh, feel-good attitude, the garments felt lighter and easier than usual despite intense constructions.

clock October 2, 2017Jessica Iredale

Sacai Men's Spring 2018

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Sacai Men’s Spring 2018

The overall mood was cleaner and more graphic, with slogan looks telegraphing an ultraclean, preppy-punk vibe.

clock June 24, 2017Katya Foreman

Sacai RTW Fall 2017

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Sacai RTW Fall 2017

Chitose Abe created a wardrobe of looks for women who do what they want to do when they want to do it.

clock March 6, 2017Jessica Iredale

Sacai Pre-Fall 2017

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Sacai Pre-Fall 2017

Chitose Abe explored unexpected combinations in this terrific pre-fall collection.

clock January 23, 2017Katya Foreman

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