KENZO’s La Collection Memento Nº2 at Paris Fashion Week

| La Collection Memento N°2 by KENZO shown at PFW is inspired by the archives of the House and the revival of KENZO Jeans

In 1986, Kenzo Takada launched KENZO Jeans and last night, La Collection Memento N°2 brought the house back to life. Seeking inspiration from old KENZO archieve pieces, creative directors Humberto Leon and Carol Lim fused the brands old eastern principles with their love for western materials for the Spring-Summer 18 collection.

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Inspired by original Kenzo archive pieces (I call it denim and dragons) the collection features everything from origami style wraps, swimwear to kimonos from every kind of denim imaginable. From traditional indigo to rust orange in jeans, jackets to bum bags, all items got a Japanese touch, with a modern take.

The Vintage Kenzo flying tiger logo and bamboo stripes were dusted off and given a new leese of life, printed on reversible Hawaiian shirts, dresses, hats, overalls and a range of shirts guaranteed to be strutting the streets of Miami next year.

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Bringing a mix of inspirations from Asia to America, the collection €œis a tribute to self-expression.€ and a reminder to celebrate diversity and free-thinking, celebrating the fusion of cultures and traditions.

Here’s a little extra look at the show below:

Image credit: Vogue.

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