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Looks from Uniqlo's spring line
Japanese chain Uniqlo has finally confirmed that, as rumored, they will be working with Steven Alan and Opening Ceremony as part of their Designers Invitation Project. They've also tapped Shipley & Halmos for a women's collection, and Gilded Age for a men's line. Steven Alan will offer shirting, and Opening Ceremony has designed something...with a lot of zippers. "Humberto Leon, an owner of Opening Ceremony, said one thing he learned is that 'when you order this much, the cost significantly decreases. We had to ask ourselves, ‘How many zippers can we really have in a garment?’ The craftsmanship is there. They executed all our details on an amazing level.” Womenswear from Steven Alan and menswear Opening Ceremony will arrive in stores in March, to be followed in May by items from S&H and Gilded Age. All will be priced from $19 to $79.
· Uniqlo's Visiting Designers [WWD, sub req]
· Collabs: Steven Alan Does Uniqlo [Racked]