Japanese fashion designer, Issey Miyake, 84, dies of cancer

Japanese fashion designer, Issey Miyake, 84, dies of cancer

Issey Miyake was a Japanese fashion designer who was known for his unique technology-driven clothing designs, exhibitions, and fragrances.

He was also the co-directors of Japan’s first design museum named  21 21 DESIGN SIGHT.

What Caused the death of Issey Miyake?

The fashion industry was shocked to learn of the passing of fashion icon Issey Miyake because he was well-known for his technologically advanced garment designs, exhibitions, and fragrances. He was a recipient of the Order of Culture in Japan and passed away at the age of 84.

He passed away on August 5, 2022, and cancer, which he had been battling for some time, has been revealed as the cause of death. His role as one of the co-Directors of Japan’s first design museum and his more than 45-year contribution to the country’s fashion sector will go down in the annals of Japanese fashion.

Issey Miyake Age, Family, and Early Life

Issey Miyake was born on April 22, 1938, in Hiroshima, Japan. He was 84 years old at the time of his death. However, We don’t know any detailed information about his parents because so little about his personal life has been revealed online. Due to the fact that his personal life is not extensively discussed on his Wikipedia page.

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Currently, there isn’t much information about him available online about his personal life, making it challenging to locate specifics. As a result, we cannot give you any up-to-date information regarding his life. We will update everything that is pertinent to him whenever we have more information about him.

Issey Miyake Career, What was his Profession?

He is also renowned for his technologically advanced apparel designs, exhibitions, and fragrances like L’eau d’Issey, which has emerged as his most well-known offering. Miyake was inspired by Isamu Noguchi’s designs because of their novelty and sense of pleasure from an early age. He was also influenced by Madeleine Vionnet’s use of geometric computations in her designs.

He started experimenting with innovative pleating techniques in the late 1980s that would let the wearer move freely while also being simple to maintain and produce. For his Guest Artist series, Miyake worked with artists between 1996 and 1999. Miyake handed up the design of the men’s and women’s collections in 1994 and 1999, respectively. He served as one of the co-directors of Japan’s first design museum, 21 21 DESIGN SIGHT.

Which school and college did he go to?

He Graduated in 1964 from his studies in graphic design at Tokyo’s Tama Art University.

Issey Miyake Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of this person is currently unclear due to the lack of publicly accessible personal information.

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Several online sites claim varying amounts of his net worth, leading us to believe that he had an average net worth of $80 million.

Issey Miyake Wife, What about his relationship?

The information about his personal life is unavailable as of this writing, but it will be updated once our research team is able to extract the required information about his early years and current lifestyle.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

His official page on Facebook and Instagram has 29.3K+  and 17.7K+ followers respectively.

Physical Appearance of Issey Miyake’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourSalt and pepper
Eye ColourBrown
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Issey Miyake’s should be known

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Net Worth$80 million
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