August 22, 2019, Tokyo, Japan - UNIQLO, the Japanese global apparel retailer, today announces that it will launch a new line of fleece through a second seasonal collaboration with New York-based fashion brand Engineered Garments, starting on Friday, October 11. The inaugural collection proved an instant hit after it rolled out in May this year. The new fleece items showcase Engineered Garments’ new take on the LifeWear commitment to the Japanese values of simplicity, quality, and longevity.
While celebrating 25 years of UNIQLO fleece, the collaboration adds new dimensions to LifeWear by showcasing Engineered Garments’ distinctive contemporary reinterpretations of Americana fashion.
The collection comprises four men’s fleece designs in Engineered Garments’ understated black, navy, olive, and gray hues. The range features designs with combinations of differently textured nylon, jackets in knit-like fabrics, and collarless coats that draw inspiration from detachable liners on jackets.
“I congratulate UNIQLO on a quarter century of delighting consumers with its fleece LifeWear We based the new fleece items on the military taste that is pivotal to Engineered Garments’ design palette. It has been gratifying to be able to draw on UNIQLO’s robust record in developing fleece fabrics and the support of its fleece experts, and thereby offer our designs to match UNIQLO’s quality and pricing to a very broad market,” said Engineered Garments Designer Daiki Suzuki.