Online publisher, ‘printings.jp’ (Tokyo) initiates its December debut with a Raf Simons collaborative collection.
Vintage shop, LAILA aims to continue the traditions of a conventional bookstore by reviving the medium of archival fashion. They also specialize in seasonal designer specific items ranging from invitation cards, posters and lookbooks.
LAILA and printings.jp, whose inaugural collection features none other than renown designer Raf Simons. The eponymous label offers print archives, digital designer books, catalogues and art related visuals.
The retrospective bookset will feature personally-owned pieces from Simons. Its fully encompassing dual nature details the eras of 1996-2001 and 2001-2006, respectively.
The book will be shipping according to transaction at the start of 2018 for $250 USD.
“The styles Raf Simons made have a profound influence on contemporary fashion, at the same time, it’s because of our shared fascination with Raf Simons’s clothes that we joined together to make these archive books in the first place.” Hideo Hashiura