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Sacai – The Avant-Garde and Practical-Wear Super Brand

ModeSens
ModeSens
Apr 28 2017


Avant-garde. Unique. Comfortable. Practical. Patchworked. Soft. Elegant. Strong.

If I combined these seemingly incongruous words to describe a single brand identity, would your fashion-obsessed little heart still be able to contain itself?

Yes, this strange fashion entity managed to win over celebrities and designers alike. This this Sacai, a game-changing original brand. 



Sacai-Wearing Celebrities 




For people who live and breathe fashion, Sacai and its founder’s story isn’t unfamiliar. Japanese designer Chitose Abe founded Sacai as early as 1999, and she spent over a decade perfecting the brand, which made her a late bloomer in the circle of fashion. Nowadays, the brand has gained significant influence and become a permanent fixture at Paris Fashion Week. Despite the limelight, Sacai maintains its clear and steady style at the core. And the designer Chitose Abe even received praise from Karl Lagerfeld, calling her work “the most interesting brand of the time.” For aesthetically fatigued fashion editors at ModeSens, whenever we hear a prominent figure call a brand or a product “really interesting” our hearts skip a beat. 



ModeSens Recommendations:


LOOK1 : Shirtdress + White Sneakers/Block-Heel Slippers



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Inspired by Picasso and two legendary American musicians Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain, the deconstructed shirtdress take the button-down to the next level. Patchworking multiple fabrics adds visual interest. And if you feel like going with white sneakers is too boring, then try block-heels in ebony. They are way cooler. 


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LOOK 2: Using All Stripes to Show Off Your Originality




3.1 Phillip Lim


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A tight or loose-fitting striped T-shirt would echo the patterns on the skirt. Wearing stripes on just the upper or lower body is no big deal, only the brave would dare to attempt all-stripes. But fashion belongs to those who dare. The key to success here is clever transition. The white band on the top tapers in at the end, creating a division between top and bottom. The result is a far more interesting outfit.





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LOOK 3 Striped Shirt + Patchworked Skirt + Boots


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Sacai often takes classic stripes and redefines them into something original. Synthesizing different garments and combining athletic tops with draw-string pleated skirts modifies the silhouette. At the same time, patchworked diagonal stripes hug the curves. A pair of handsome mesh-cutout boots and Sacai’s new horse saddle handbag complete the l



3.1 Phillip Lim




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LOOK 4 : Bohemian Embroidered Top + Flared Cropped Pants


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