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Posts tagged ‘Jun Takahashi’

Undercover ‘Antidevil’ Heels

07 October 2011, 22.35 | Posted in Fashion, Shoes | 1 comment »

Undercover antidevil shoes

Currently available at Maryam Nassir Zadeh, the “Antidevil”  heels by Jun Takahashi’s Undercover marries a sneaker easthetic with a loafer and even a little fur. Needless to say they read “Shoe Love” hard.

PFW: Undercover Autumn/Winter 2011

03 March 2011, 14.39 | Posted in Fashion, Fashion Week | No comments »

highsnobette undercover aw2011

Jun Takahashi’s Autumn/Winter 2011collection not only illustrates his uncanny ability to create unique looking pieces to be desired, but also a consistent focus on outerwear that has been a recurring theme on many runways. Lots of furry and plushy textures with a street edge and distinction and of course unexpected details . The cat clutch above kind of did it for me. Complete looks on the flip via Vogue Italia.

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Undercover Jun Takahashi Plaid Boot

08 November 2010, 22.21 | Posted in boots | 1 comment »

UnderCoverJunTakaheshi1 Undercover Jun Takahashi Plaid Boot

Japanese designer Jun Takahashi offers a red plaid, knee-high boot under his Undercover label. Given the heel it’s an interpretation that winks at the outdoor-inspired heritage looks that have been so popular among the guys this season. Via Zozo.

More images of the boots follow after the jump.

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Undercover Autumn 2009: the Slickness!

09 March 2009, 23.09 | Posted in Design, Fashion | No comments »

undercoverfront Undercover Autumn 2009: the Slickness!

The Undercover show, according to Style, took place on a Mylar blanket runway in a forrest in a Japan. There were just two models and supposedly it was cold as all get out, done to highlight the high-tech nature of Jun Takahashi’s fabric choices. According to the article:

“Takahashi hybridizes biker jackets, puffers, parkas, regular tailoring, and knits to produce lightweight jackets and coats, which are lined with membranes and microcapsules developed for NASA. Some of them absorb body heat indoors and then release it when the wearer steps out into colder conditions. Others will block biting windchill, even though they’re ostensibly as flimsy as blazers.”

Not a lot of new ever happens in fashion so I get all excited when I hear about someone trying to push fabric technology forward, as it is one of the last frontiers. Of course it helps that all his designs are just as slick as his space-age fabrics!

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