junya watanabe

part of the comme des garcons umbrella, junya watanabe has carved a name for himself as an innovative designer who adopts different cultures into his design universe. the collaborative partnerships he has are handpicked to ensure that only the most authentic brands are involved with his work. it is a nod to the brands who has become synonymous with a certain product (eg levis with denim and goretex for rainproof gear). his methodical approach to design is apparent from the constant configuring of minute details seasons after seasons.