UNIQLO publishes third edition of LifeWear magazine Fall/Winter 2020 edition explores ‘Our Tomorrow’

UNIQLO publishes third edition of LifeWear magazine Fall/Winter 2020 edition explores ‘Our Tomorrow’

UNIQLO, the Japanese global apparel retailer, is pleased to publish the third edition of its LifeWear magazine, a free bi-annual publication which debuted in August 2019. Our Tomorrow, the theme of the new edition, features contributions that explore the nature of things through clothing in these challenging times and looks toward a better future. The 120-page A4 magazine is in Thai and English and is currently available in print at all UNIQLO stores and via online purchase.

Takahiro Kinoshita, Creative Director at the Fast Retailing Global Creative Lab Tokyo, is the editor-in-chief of the magazine. Commenting on this latest edition, he said, “First of all, I offer my deepest sympathies to all who have suffer in this COVID-19 pandemic. I am deeply grateful to all who helped provide the special content for this issue, which explores ways in which fashion could help restore people’s spirits by bringing joy to their lives and encouraging them to try something new.” He added, “The aim of LifeWear magazine is to showcase how LifeWear embodies the UNIQLO commitment to creating perfect clothing that meets the needs of everyone’s lifestyles. I hope everyone will find something of interest in our newest edition.”

At the launch of the 3rd edition of UNIQLO’s LifeWear magazine in Thailand, UNIQLO cordially invited key opinion leaders from various industries who joined an inspirational talk under the theme of “Our Tomorrow.” Distinguished panelists included “Yaya” Urassaya Sperbund, Thailand’s leading actress, M.L. Dispanadda Diskul, Chief Executive Officer, Mae Fah Luang Foundation under Royal Patronage, Kamonnart Ongwandee, textile and clothing designer who seeks to promote and instill sustainable fashion, Nakarin Wanakijpaibul, Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of an online publication, as well as Khemjira Tesprateep, Marketing and Public Relations Director, UNIQLO Thailand. The panel discussion served as a breeding ground for ideas and motivations in driving towards positive changes to pave the way for a better and more sustainable world. At the event, visitors were encouraged to participate in an interactive exhibition, highlighting UNIQLO’s mission to drive sustainability along with excerpts from the actual magazine content. The exhibition also unveiled a wide range of UNIQLO’s products such as the newly launched AIRism masks and the UT graphic t-shirts and several other collections. 

The print version is now available through every UNIQLO store nationwide. The digital edition is also currently available through a special website, adding with content that is exclusive to the online version.

Please find an online version along with an introductory video at: https://www.uniqlo.com/th/th/lifewear-magazine

Introduction movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hX31y47z0Nk&feature=youtu.be

Key Sections

Hello, Jil

Designer Jil Sander answers 16 questions in an exclusive interview that covers everything from her personal views to the +J collection that will hit the street this fall. The digital edition will include questions not presented in the printed version.

Hearing the Sounds of the City: Interview with Ryuichi Sakamoto

In this long interview, the internationally renowned Japanese musician and artist helps us to imagine the future in a changing world.

Recycling Journey

This story backgrounds the manufacturing processes that UNIQLO and partner Toray employ to create DRY-EX clothing made from recycled down and plastic bottles.

Self Portraits from New York: Interview with Ryan McGinley

The New York-based photographer provided some of his work for the 2020 Fall/Winter UT collection and shared self portraits of him modeling items. In this interview, he speaks about how the COVID-19 calamity in New York shaped expression.


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