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Designer Chitose Abe is known for taking classic wardrobe items and transforming them into reinvented pieces. In other words, a shirt is presented as a deconstructed version reworked with patterns, cuts, and add-ons. For the Sacai Spring 2016 ready-to-wear offering, the classic paisley-print bandana was reimagined as sheer dresses, pleated skirts, and deconstructed tops. Gold embroidered floral lace added an opulent effect to the collection whereas the multicolored renditions were designed with a pastel print material featuring tigers and buildings.

Founder: Chitose Abe

Owner: Sacai

Designer: Chitose Abe

Year Established: 1999

Spring 2016 Inspiration: Vintage shop souvenirs.

Star Pieces: The navy, sheer bandana, paisley-print, short-sleeved dress; a striped number with panels; and the gold floral embroidered coat.

The Middle Eastern Sale: Customers can punctuate their summer wardrobe with an eccentric Sacai piece.

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