Get “Matchy Matchy” With UNIQLO’s Marimekko Collection’s Summery Vibes

UNIQLO Releases Limited-Edition UNIQLO x Marimekko Capsule Collection
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Matchy outfits are so much fun, especially when donning these bright and happy colours and prints fromUNIQLO’s Marimekko Collection.

Based on the theme of “Joyful Summer”, UNIQLO is releasing a limited-edition capsule collection in collaboration with Marimekko, a Finnish lifestyle design company renowned for its original prints and colours on Friday, 21 May 2021.

A combination of Scandinavian design and Japanese elements, this collection is inspired by Nordic midsummer traditions and the bright warm colours of summer.


Prints in the UNIQLO x Marimekko Capsule Collection

Prints in the UNIQLO x Marimekko Capsule Collection
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The upcoming collection will feature seven bright prints from four designers in Marimekko’s archive. Highlights include works from Fujiwo Ishimoto, who created 400 patterns for Marimekko from 1974 to 2006. Three prints that embody Finnish nature were selected for this collection.


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Seitsemän kukkaa (seven flowers)
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The Seitsemän kukkaa (seven flowers) design was inspired by the Finnish midsummer custom of picking flowers. His other prints seen in the collection are the exuberant Talkoot (work party) floral design and the Pikkulempi (little love) pattern, representing flowers in a meadow.

Aitanovi (cottage door)
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The collection also features the Aitanovi (cottage door) and Aita (fence) prints from Annika Rimala, renowned especially for her in modernistic and rhythmical designs.


Clothes in UNIQLO x Marimekko Capsule Collection

Clothes in UNIQLO x Marimekko Capsule Collection
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These prints will be wearable on dresses, jumpsuits, bottoms, shirts, and t-shirts with a women’s cut, to dresses, jumpsuits, bodysuits and bottoms for girls and babies.

Mum’s and little ones can match with their Marimekko’s prints and choose from different variations of the six distinct prints on cool denim or add a burst of colours to their wardrobe.

The full collection will be available at selected physical UNIQLO sites and the online store. Visit the site here.


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