pixelated fashion by kunihiko morinaga of anrealage
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may 06, 2011
pixelated fashion by kunihiko morinaga of anrealage


the fall/winter collection by kunihiko morinaga’s fashion studio anrealage adopts a pixelated theme

japanese designer kunihiko morinaga showcases an 8-bit interpretation of the range of women’s fashion,
from dresses and professional suits to athletic styles and sweatshirts, in the pixel-patterned fall/winter
2011/2012 collection of his fashion company anrealage. the line debuted during japan fashion week.

primarily composed of colourful square blocks of diverse fabrics, the clothing can appear relatively conventional from a distance,
but at closer range its unusual pattern is revealed. a line of shoes composed of similar materials, including pumps
that feature a blocky, cubic heel, fills out the collection. during the fashion show, models also donned coloured translucent
eyewear and accessories composed of individual squares and cubes, while a pianist echoed the theme with live music
reminiscent of early video games.

at the tokyo fashion event, morinaga also exhibited the anrealage spring/summer collection,
in which models wore plastic inflatables to distort their forms.


video footage of the anrealage fashion show


images courtesy of changefashion


images courtesy of changefashion


closer view of jacket and accessories


a sculptural pixelated dress showcases the concept of the collection


full and detail views of a pixel-patterned glossy jacket


full view of a pair of ‘low pixel print pumps’


in addition to the clothing pieces, the models donned pixel-patterned jewelry, tights, shoes, and accessories


close view of a pixel-patterned glossy jacket worn by a model during the fashion show


‘low pixel print pumps’
image courtesy of zozonavi


‘low pixel shoes’
image courtesy of zozonavi

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