.Function: A fashionable History
If you enjoy nothing more than to mooch around a city and love historical neighbourhoods then why not head to Palazzo Reina, at Via Bagutta 12, in the Quadrilatero district. This is the location of the newest Issey Miyake store, in fact, it’s the first store in Italy for the brand.
“Design is an act of discovery, making things, making reality, freedom, innovation. Design is work that brings people joy. For me Milano is already the city of all creativity. I am proud to be part of it.” Issey Miyake
The store will hold the following collections:
ISSEY MIYAKE / ISSEY MIYAKE MEN / PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE / HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE
BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE / 132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE / IN-EI ISSEY MIYAKE / ISSEY MIYAKE PARFUMS / ISSEY MIYAKE WATCH / ISSEY MIYAKE EYES
The store was designed by TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA. Born in 1967, Tokujin Yoshioka worked under Shiro Kuramata and Issey Miyake, before establishing his own studio, TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA INC. in 2000. His experimental and innovative creations are highly regarded around the world, as they transcend the boundaries of art, design, and architecture.
He has received numerous international awards. Some of his most important works were exhibited as part of the permanent collections in some of the world’s most highly regarded museums such as Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, Centre National d’ Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou and the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.
ISSEY MIYAKE Via Bagutta 12 – 20121 Milano