+J and the lightweight grape

During the mini heatwave I visited a press day for Uniqlo, and arrived through the right door this time, to a sea of ski wear and thermals. I feel I can post about this now as the weather has turned, yet again, to the grim raining drizzle from the glorious sunshine a week or so ago and it does not feel quite so odd talking about winter clothing.

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T-shirts at the ready

Next spring, I predict a healthy competition for the best t-shirt designs. I can say this as I have already had a sneak into the collaborations that Uniqlo are doing with various designers. The artists involved have explored their classic collections and re vamped them for the release. I am confident there is one for everyone, whether is the Cath Kidston prints selected and re printed in washed out vintage shades, Antoni and Alison's most familiar slogans, or every little girls heroine - Barbie.

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3,2,1.... (Uni)qlo

Having gone completely cuckoo for the new Jil Sander SS11 collection already this month, the fashion pack, and most of the UK are waiting eagerly for the new +J collection to hit flagship stores of Uniqlo today. Last week the NY store had a line stretching back, way beyond and in the pouring rain. That is dedication for purchasing, although when you know the clothes are this good, it proves that most people don't mind the wait, even if it is wet.

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