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Wieden+Kennedy’s John C. Jay Hired as Fast Retailing’s Global Creative President, Overseeing Uniqlo

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2014
Formerly the the global creative director of renowned Portland-based ad agency Wieden+Kennedy, John C. Jay has been named the new Global Creative President of Fast Retailing, the parent company of brands such as Uniqlo, GU, Theory and J Brand. Intere...

Uniqlo & UNDERCOVER 2014 “UU” Kids Collection Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 5, 2014
Japanese retail giant Uniqlo’s latest collaboration with designer Jun Takahashi and UNDERCOVER has produced the “UU” Kids Collection for the 2014 fall/winter season. Striped patterns are dominant in this capsule collection, being fe...

Uniqlo & UNDERCOVER to Collaborate on a Kids’ Line

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 1, 2014
For the first time since 2012, designer Jun Takahashi and UNDERCOVER have teamed up with retail giant Uniqlo for a collaborative capsule collection. Once again taking on the “UU” moniker, the new collection will consist of 14 styles aimed...

Pharrell Williams x Uniqlo UT 2014 Fall/Winter “i am OTHER” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 1, 2014
Just in time for the fall season, Pharrell Williams premieres his second “i am OTHER” collaborative collection with Uniqlo’s UT division. Aligning with their inaugural drop, this range features a slew of graphical T-shirts with the...

Uniqlo +J 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 10, 2014
Uniqlo and Jil Sander are set to revive their long-absent “Uniqlo +J” collaboration this fall with a special release for Fall/Winter 2014. Aptly dubbed “The Best of +J,” the limited edition release will see the revival of some...

Alexandre Plokohov x Uniqlo 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 5, 2014
Uniqlo has joined forces with Alexandre Plokhov for a new capsule collection, which features an array of comfortable sweats. Having already previously collaborated with the Japanese mainstay, Plokohov – the newly appointed Helmut Lang head desi...

Inside WonderWall Inc.’s Tokyo Design Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 7, 2014
Having recently walked the interior of KAWS’s Brooklyn studio (seen here), a project of Wonderwall, Inc., we now get a glimpse at the design agency’s Tokyo headquarters as well as some of its captivating designs found throughout the world. The brainc...

Medicom Toy Bearbrick x Uniqlo UT 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 8, 2014
Picking up where they left off last summer, Medicom Toy Bearbrick is back with another collaborative collection with Uniqlo’s UT T-shirt line. Toned down from last year’s designs, the collection — in one form or another – feat...

Uniqlo Launches UTme! Custom T-Shirt App

StyleComments ⋅ May 20, 2014
Adding a new dimension to its already creative offerings, fast fashion giant Uniqlo has launched an innovative mobile app under its UT line – called “UTme!” The app allows subscribers to design their own shirts, disregarding templates and...

Pharrell Williams x Uniqlo UT 2014 Spring/Summer “i am OTHER” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 1, 2014
Following the announcement of Pharrell Williams as the new face of the NIGO-headed Uniqlo UT, we now have our first look at the entirety of Pharrell’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection with the Japanese retail giant. Tapping Pharrell’s own i...

Uniqlo Launches SPRZ NY Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 28, 2014
Having already made the big American headlines by importing legendary designer NIGO, its discussions with J.Crew, and landing Pharrell as its newest face, Uniqlo continues to grow its presence in the States with the launch of SPRZ NY (“Surprise...

Fast Retailing’s Potential Purchase of J.Crew Falls Through

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 19, 2014
A mere couple of weeks after reports of a potential buyout first surfaced, Fast Retailing’s talks to purchase J.Crew have apparently fallen apart. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Japanese retail holding company – which owns retai...

Pharrell Williams is the New Face of Uniqlo UT

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 4, 2014
Following the announcement of  close friend and longtime collaborator NIGO’s new role as Uniqlo UT’s creative director, Pharrell Williams has been announced as the new face of Uniqlo UT. Hot off the heels of Pharrell’s performance a...

Uniqlo’s Parent Company In Talks to Buy J.Crew

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 2, 2014
On Broadway in New York City, Uniqlo and J.Crew stand a mere two blocks away from each other, often visited in the same Saturday shopping trip. Both entities maintain a certain rapport with consumers, each accessible shopping destinations with an int...

NIGO on Being Uniqlo UT’s First Creative Director

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 5, 2013
Highsnobiety recently sat down with NIGO to discuss his new role as Uniqlo UT’s creative director. Uniqlo’s first creative director for its LifeWear line, NIGO bring with him a stellar resume and a lifetime’s worth of experience in...