24 June 2019
Chitose Abe’s skill has been to make impossible hybrid irresistible. Here she focused less on contrast than on compatibility, fusing items that fit together rather than fought each other.
5 March 2019
It was the most direct, convincing collection Chitose Abe has shown in a while.
21 January 2019
It wasn’t an epic collection, but the fascination of Sacai endures in its trend-proof oddity and in the secret surprises that are insinuated into its menswear.
16 October 2018
Chitose Abe's career has taken on something of a rhythm: advance one season, consolidate the next. This season followed the pattern, risking what her critics call her formula.
24 June 2018
One of the endlessly fascinating aspects of Japanese fashion is the flawless curatorial eye of its designers. With her latest collection, Chitose Abe heads the pack in this.
Ready-to-Wear - Autumn 2019
7 March 2018
6 March 2018
Chitose Abe elevated her mission of hybridization to new heights, bringing a sly wit that tricked the eye with deliberate mismatches.
22 January 2018
Chitose Abe's ethos has always had an idealistic bent, but this collection's futurist folklore communicated a hopeful unity that goes beyond politics.
3 October 2017
Chitose Abe went back to the source, manifested here in the unabashed sensuality and in the sense of humour of distinctly utilitarian elements that were quintessential Sacai.
Menswear - Spring 2018
25 June 2017
The clothes looked strongest when they were at their most uniform, when the men and women joined forces for the finale and you could see the Sacai tribe in all its glory.
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