Issey Miyake is a Japanese fashion designer and founder of the fashion brand Issey Miyake. He is known for his innovative approach to fashion design, which combines traditional Japanese techniques with modern technology and materials. Miyake’s clothing is characterized by its simplicity, functionality, and use of unconventional materials such as recycled plastic bottles and steam-pleated fabrics. The Bao Boa handbag line and Pleats Please ready to wear clothing are two of the most popular lines from the brand. In addition to his work in fashion, Miyake has also designed home goods and furniture. He is considered one of the most influential and innovative fashion designers of the 20th and 21st centuries.