Issey Miyake's Pleats Please collections were first launched in 1993. Made from single pieces of polyester fabric, Pleats Please clothing is innovative in its process. From tube dresses to cardigans, skirts, shirts, or elastic-waisted pants: the garment emerge with permanent pleats.
For the first time, the story of this revolutionary line of clothing is being told. Pleats Please explores a vast array of texts and images, tracing its journey from inception, through material development, to its public reception. The explanation also includes a section on the creation of the original thread and the pleating process.