Issey Miyake

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Issey Miyake
Miyake in Tokyo, 2016
Kazunaru Miyake

(1938-04-22)22 April 1938
Died5 August 2022(2022-08-05) (aged 84)
EducationTama Art University
Notable workL'eau d'Issey, Pleats Please, Bao Bao bags
AwardsPraemium Imperiale

Issey Miyake (三宅 一生, Miyake Issei, 22 April 1938 – 5 August 2022) was a Japanese fashion designer. He was known for his technology-inspired clothing designs and fragrances. His best known product was L'eau d'Issey. Miyake was born in Hiroshima, Japan.

Issey Miyake died on 5 August 2022 from liver cancer in Tokyo, Japan at the age of 84.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lies, Elaine (9 August 2022). "Issey Miyake, Japan's prince of pleats, dies of cancer aged 84". Reuters.