Chitose Abe

Chitose Abe is a Japanese fashion designer, founder and creative director of Sacai. Abe began her fashion career as a pattern cutter at COMME des GARÇONS, working under Rei Kawakubo. She was later a part of Junya Watanabe’s design team. In 1998, she founded sacai, featuring her sporty and urban aesthetic while retaining delicate sensibilities. Abe owns 100 percent of her business, allowing her complete creative control. In its second season overseas, the brand amassed 15 clients. The brand has flourished since she began showing in Paris fashion week in 2008, and is now sold in over 90 stockists worldwide. Abe was also able to launch diffusion lines with sacai Luck and sacai Men’s. Currently, Abe is married to Junichi Abe, founder and designer of Kolor.

Official Look at the CLOT x sacai x Nike LDWaffle "Orange"
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Official Look at the CLOT x sacai x Nike LDWaffle "Orange"

Edison Chen and Chitose Abe reference CLOT’s archival Nike collabs for this three-way offering.

The CLOT x sacai x Nike LDWaffle "Orange" Receives a Release Date
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The CLOT x sacai x Nike LDWaffle "Orange" Receives a Release Date

Drawing inspiration from CLOT’s Nike Air Max 1 “Kiss of Death” collaboration.

Closer Looks at the sacai x UNDERCOVER x Nike LDWaffle "Midnight Spruce" and "Night Maroon"
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Closer Looks at the sacai x UNDERCOVER x Nike LDWaffle "Midnight Spruce" and "Night Maroon"

This three-party collaboration is expected to roll out in the coming months.

The Revival of the Air Jordan 4 "Lightning" Strikes Hard in This Week's Best Footwear Drops
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The Revival of the Air Jordan 4 "Lightning" Strikes Hard in This Week's Best Footwear Drops

Presented by Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
The highly-anticipated Jordan Brand retro is joined by the WTAPS x New Balance 990v2, sacai x fragment design x Nike LDWaffle “Blackened Blue” and the adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 “Light.”

Official Look at the sacai x fragment design x Nike LDWaffle "Light Smoke Grey"
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Official Look at the sacai x fragment design x Nike LDWaffle "Light Smoke Grey"

Releasing alongside a darker-toned “Blue Void” colorway.


Travis Scott and fragment design's Air Jordan 1 Low Collab is the Main Attraction in This Week's Best Footwear Drops
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Travis Scott and fragment design's Air Jordan 1 Low Collab is the Main Attraction in This Week's Best Footwear Drops

Presented by Free Guy
The three-way collab is joined by the Air Jordan 1 High “Pollen”, JJJJound’s Vans Sk8-Mid collection, and sacai’s Nike Blazer Low “British Tan”.

Closer Looks of the sacai x fragment design x Nike LDWaffle Navy and Grey Colorways
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Closer Looks of the sacai x fragment design x Nike LDWaffle Navy and Grey Colorways

Chitose Abe, Hiroshi Fujiwara and the Swoosh fashion the lifestyle model with neutral tones only.

Take a Full Look at the sacai Men's SS22/Women's Pre-Spring 2022 Collection
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Take a Full Look at the sacai Men's SS22/Women's Pre-Spring 2022 Collection

Featuring an in-depth collaboration with Errolson Hugh’s ACRONYM.

sacai X ACRONYM Collaboration Officially Launching in January 2022
Fashion

sacai X ACRONYM Collaboration Officially Launching in January 2022

ACRONYM’s Errolson Hugh released the collection’s first looks.

Here's an Official Look at sacai's Nike Blazer Low "British Tan"
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Here's an Official Look at sacai's Nike Blazer Low "British Tan"

Releasing alongside an “Iron Grey” makeup.

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