Global apparel retailer UNIQLO today announces the launch of the Uniqlo and Mame Kurogouchi 2022 Fall/Winter Collection on Friday, November 11, 2022. Established by designer Maiko Kurogouchi, the Mame Kurogouchi fashion brand has drawn recognition worldwide for timeless designs and the use of innovative materials. This fourth collaboration line offers exceptional skin comfort from new materials created with leading-edge technologies, and exquisitely designed details. The new expression of LifeWear offers an unhindered and beautiful everyday life that frees the mind and body of every woman.
New material to wear with sensitive winter skin
The new HEATTECH wool blend material developed from yarn especially for this collection provides a warm feel in a thinness suitable for layering. It features crew neck and turtleneck T-shirts*1 with curved bottom edges, as well as leggings*1 to complete the outfit setup. A newly launched silk blend HEATTECH provides an even smoother feel against the skin, used in the sleeveless tops*2 and bra T-shirts*2 that directly contact the skin to add comfort to winter outfits.
New lustrous and beautiful Body Shaper Shorts
Newly added to the line, Body Shaper Shorts gently sculpt the body with soft comfort. The sheer material in a refined luster draws the eye, while variations in the fabric for the thigh, rear, stomach, and other body parts deliver exceptional comfort and a pleasant fit. The elegant and expanded line of items include bustiers and shorts in soft 3D souffle yarn, as well as refined see-through HEATTECH tights and socks, offered in seasonal colors of deep khaki.
*1 T-shirts and leggings: 51% acrylic, 32% polyester, 13% wool, 4% elastane
*2 Sleeveless tops and bra T-shirts: 35% modal, 33% acrylic, 22% viscose rayon, 6% elastane, 4% silk
2022 Fall/Winter Collection Highlights
Total 21 Items
Php 790 – 1,490
Php 1,490 – 1,990
Php 590 – 790
* Pricing is the planned range at the present time, and is subject to change.
Details of 2022 Fall/Winter Collection
Launch date: Friday, November 11, 2022
Store availability: Full line at Uniqlo Manila Flagship Store, Uniqlo SM Megamall, and the uniqlo.com online store
*Some items are only available in select Uniqlo Philippines stores
Maiko Kurogouchi Profile
Maiko Kurogouchi is the designer of Mame Kurogouchi, a womenswear brand gaining worldwide recognition for the use of innovative materials, ingeniously constructed details incorporating traditional techniques, and curved lines that accentuate a woman’s beauty. The Mame Kurogouchi brand she established in 2010 continues to produce clothing that gently enriches the everyday, individual moments in which modern women live. Her commitment to creating clothing with details that allow women to live unrestricted, vibrant lives has captured the hearts of people around the world.
About UNIQLO LifeWear
Apparel that comes from the Japanese values of simplicity, quality and longevity. Designed to be of the time and for the time, LifeWear is made with such modern elegance that it becomes the building blocks of an individual’s style. A perfect shirt that is always being made more perfect. The simplest design hiding the most thoughtful and modern details. The best in fit and fabric made to be affordable and accessible to all. LifeWear is clothing that is constantly being innovated, bringing more warmth, more lightness, better design, and better comfort to people’s lives.
About UNIQLO and Fast Retailing
UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese retail holding company with global headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. UNIQLO is the largest of eight brands in the Fast Retailing Group, the others being GU, Theory, PLST (Plus T), Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam, J Brand and Helmut Lang. With global sales of approximately 2.13 trillion yen for the 2021 fiscal year ending August 31, 2021 (US $19.4 billion, calculated in yen using the end of August 2021 rate of $1 = 109.9 yen), Fast Retailing is one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.
UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of the world’s most important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts to solidify its status as a global brand. Today the company has a total of more than 2,300 stores across the world, including Japan, Asia, Europe and North America. In 2010 UNIQLO established a social business in Bangladesh together with the Grameen Bank and currently there are more than 15 Grameen-UNIQLO stores, mostly located in Dhaka.
With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and change the world, Fast Retailing is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere. For more information about UNIQLO and Fast Retailing, please visit www.uniqlo.com and www.fastretailing.com.