UNIQLO WEB NEWS

2017.12.12

Natural Elements-Inspired Uniqlo U Spring/Summer 2018 Collection to Launch on 26 January

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Dec., 2017, Singapore – UNIQLO announces the Uniqlo U Spring/Summer 2018 collection will launch in three phases, on 26 January, and more items will be introduced progressively in March and April 2018. This is the fourth Uniqlo U collection, which embodies the UNIQLO LifeWear philosophy of creating high-quality clothing that is universal in design and comfort, and made for everyone, everywhere. The new collection features reinvented basics from the design team at the UNIQLO Paris R&D Centre, which is led by Artistic Director Christophe Lemaire.

The full Uniqlo U Spring/Summer 2018 collection will be available exclusively at the UNIQLO Global Flagship Store at Orchard Central and online at www.uniqlo.com/sg. In addition, selected pieces from the collection will be available in the following UNIQLO stores – Bugis+, JEM, ION Orchard and Suntec City. Prices range from $14.90 for a U Crew Neck T-Shirt to $199.90 for a BLOCKTECH coat.

Uniqlo U takes the LifeWear range further towards tomorrow by bringing new ideas to design, patterns, fabric development, and sewing techniques. The latest Uniqlo U collection features brilliant hues inspired by nature in slightly oversized styling for effortlessly relaxed silhouettes, and it comprises 50 items for women, 38 for men and eight accessories.

Featuring Blues and Greens, Stripes and Borders

Key colours in this collection include variations of blues and greens, such as sea blue, sky blue, forest green and grass green. Orange and red accents, stripes and borders, as well as other elements are also incorporated into the collection to broaden wardrobe flexibility. An exciting addition to the Women's line this season is the Open Collar Shirt featuring thick stripes while the highlight of the Men's range is the Colour Block T-Shirt, which employs heavyweight cotton.

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BLOCKTECH Coats Offering Outstanding Performance

This season's line will incorporate coats that offer exceptional functions – water-resistant, windproof, and breathability. The Women's BLOCKTECH Short Coat is both comfortable and stylish as townwear, employing a drawstring waist and a matte finish. The new Men's BLOCKTECH coat employs chambray twill fabric that is water-repellent and windproof, combining a clean silhouette with excellent all-weather protection.

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Seamless, Comfortable Knits Employing WHOLEGARMENT Technology and Seamless Swimwear for Women

Fall/Winter 2017 items made with 3D U-Knit three-dimensional weaving technique proved incredibly popular, employing WHOLEGARMENT technology to enhance fit and comfort. The new range enhances the look and feel by adopting high twist cotton fabric in two new Women's items: one is the 3D Ribbed Balloon Sweater, with distinctive cuff and waist styling, and the other is the 3D Crew Neck Balloon Dress, whose fit and flare silhouette enhances femininity.

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Later in the Spring/Summer 2018 season, UNIQLO plans to launch six new swimwear items that minimise seams to enhance comfort. They include a bandeau bikini with removable straps, a halter neck bikini for easy movement, and a bi-colour bikini.