Former Givenchy inventive director Clare Waight Keller has designed a set for Uniqlo, dubbed Uniqlo: C, which shall be out there to buy in mid-September.
The items, which embody pleated skirts, structural jackets and outsized sweaters, are within the designer’s signature impartial palette and flowing silhouettes.
“The gathering is about bringing informal stylish to an on a regular basis, important wardrobe,” Waight Keller stated in an interview printed on Uniqlo’s web site. “For me, that captures a contemporary, easy sense of fashion — one thing I’ve executed for years and wished to carry into this assortment.”
The designer left Givenchy in 2020 after three years on the label’s inventive helm. Throughout her tenure there, she designed Meghan Markle’s marriage ceremony robe and was named designer of the yr on the British Vogue Awards in 2018. Previous to that, Waight Keller served as inventive director at Chloé.
Uniqlo has launched various collaborations with prime designers in recent times, together with a number of collections with Marni and J+, a sub-label with German designer Jil Sander. In 2016, the Quick Retailing-owned chain tapped French designer Christophe Lemaire to be a creative director and lead its product improvement course of.
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