Juun.J is the Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 89
The Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Uomo 89 is Juun.J. The Korean designer, whose creative research in menswear continues to attract the attention of the international fashion community show after show, will present his meanswear collection for the first time in Florence with a one-of-a-kind event that will take place on Wednesday 13 January, at 7.00pm, at the Stazione Leopolda.
Juun.J graduated from ESMOD Seoul in 1992 and worked at many prestigious fashion houses before creating his own label “Lone Costume” in 1999. Not long after showing at Seoul Fashion Week, Lone Costume became the most sought after brand with a cult following. Asia Times selected Juun.J as the top 4 notable designers to watch. In 2007, with the world as his stage Juun.J debuts his namesake label during Paris Men’s Fashion Week to great acclaim. The year 2012 marks another momentous year for Juun.J as he becomes part of Cheil Industries to trult become global and meet the demands of his following.
Taking center stage will be the creativity of his perspective of “Street Tailoring” crossed with classical references, which skillfully blend Asian roots and hertitage tailoring, rigid silhouettes and futuristic volumes, along with military influences and Parisian cosmopolitanism.
Juun.J is the first Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Uomo from Korea.
“It is such an Honor to partecipate at Pitti Uomo as Guest Designer, and it carries a special meaning”, says the designer Juun.J. “The collection at Pitti Uomo would be very Juun.J-like and i would present something very special“.