Designer Issey Miyake Japanese
Secondary Line A-POC Japanese

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Issey Miyake introduced his APOC, or "A Piece of Cloth," apparel concept in 1997. Designed to highlight the two dimensional quality of cloth and to minimize waste, APOC garments were produced in machine made rolls of knit fabric pre-sewn or fused with finished patterns. The user cut the pattern from the roll to create a ready-made, customized garment. This complete, cut APOC ensemble in red knit includes a top, a bra, a skirt, briefs, socks, mittens, armbands, a cap, and a handbag.

Ensemble, Issey Miyake (Japanese, 1938–2022), cotton, synthetic fiber, Japanese

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