Pleats Pleats Issey Miyake Celebrates Their 30th Anniversary With a Colourful Collection

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As Mr Miyake would say: Pleats, please!

This month marks the first official day of spring, which means there’s a sudden urge to reach for florals and flounces. Known as a chicer option for the new solstice, pleats of varying shapes and sizes are standing out given its texture and movement. Celebrated for its powerful and versatile styling tool, it’s time to ditch that cropped denim and make Miyake’s favourite garment your daily uniform.

Paying homage to the brand’s 30th anniversary, Pleats Pleats Issey Miyake is pushing the boundaries of pleats. Since the launch of the brand in 1993, the fashion house has modernised pleats and created pieces that are full of freedom as well as joy. The founder of the brand, Japanese designer Issey Miyake, pioneered the modern and magical world of pleating that involves paper and heat to create razor-sharp, origami-like folds. 

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Even before his death, Miyake has always researched, experimented and innovated to push design forward and make fashion history. So, it’s no surprise that after many years, they’ve found and curated the perfect fabric for their pleating pieces. 

Light, soft, and sheen, the brand have developed wrinkle-resistant, static electricity-resistant, comfortable, and easy-to-care fabrics. The best part? The garments can be rolled up and carried compactly making it the perfect destination-worthy piece. Made to be worn for everyday life and soirees, the chic pieces allow ease for movements and can be adapted to any body type. 

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Everything to know about their 30th Anniversary collection:

Notable for their colourful pieces, the brand created joyful selection of articles for their anniversary collection. Bidding ode to their fashion legacy, the collection includes a myriad of dresses, tunics, pants, and blouses that are multi-coloured and monochrome. Featuring abstract prints, soft pastel hue, and flowy silhouettes, the new collection sees fluid pieces that create a symphony of music. 

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The collection showcases accordion folds on garments in a variety of breezy, move-with-you styles that’ll offer a sense of elegant ease. Not only made for the prim and proper, pleats allow for a fashionable fluidity and ultimately, a dressed-up comfort like no other. 

Discover more about the collection in-store at Pavilion KL , Level 3 and The Gardens, Ground Floor. You can also shop online at

A lover of steamy romance books and all things green, Syameen Salehaldin is the Senior Content Producer for Harper's BAZAAR Malaysia. She spends most of her time immersed in books, and food and doing anything that makes her happy. Expect to see her diving into lifestyle, fashion and beauty trends on this platform.