The world is changing rapidly, and in January, UNIQLO inaugurated three major "UT illustrative art departments", offering consumers easiest way to wear art to heal their soul with UT! First, we recommend a commemorative series by popular New York illustrator Jason Polan UT. Inspired by his lifelong favorite sketches of giraffes and hamburgers, he skillfully applies them to T-shirts and casual tops. also features cultural creations such as pillows, washi tape, and notebooks. Little things that let you feel the wonderful world through Jason's eyes.
Also celebrate 70th anniversary of Disney's Alice in Wonderland! "Alice in Wonderland UT" invites cutting-edge Japanese illustrators AUTO MOAI and IZUMI SHIOKAWA to rethink Alice's image, making it instantly fashionable; The long-running Disney Princess series is also making a big comeback, with Disney Heroines UT featuring classic princesses in retro style. - colored pencil drawings that invite children to boldly overcome difficulties with them. You can wear UT in changing times, light up your daily life with art and face new year with confidence.
Jason Polan, UT Memorial Series
UT has always been inspired by global popular culture and graphic arts, encouraging consumers to use UT to wear their ideal world and show off their personal qualities.
UNIQLO has been collaborating with renowned New York illustrator Jason Polan since 2016 and has co-published 3 collaborative series, sharing their creativity with world through UT. Jason Polan passed away in January 2020 at age of 37 and many people around world still miss him. The new "Jason Polan UT" takes classic design patterns from his past work and uses UT as a canvas to capture daily lives of his beloved New Yorkers during his lifetime so that beauty can continue into life.
In 2008, Jason Polan took to streets with a pen and notepad and began recording every New Yorker on streets of New York with a brush. He hoped to create art that would bring people joy. It can encourage people to see world from a different perspective than before. This UT is based on his sketches and notes so that people can once again experience wonderful world through eyes of Jason Polan at UT. This template features paintings from when he was in Tokyo and his favorite giraffe, hamburger, and tiger sketches that embody his signature style. For first time, he also introduced small cultural and creative items such as notebooks and washi tapes, so that you can feel beauty of art at any time.
Disney's Alice in Wonderland, beloved by generations, turns 70 in 2021! UNIQLO invites two cutting-edge Japanese illustrators to reimagine it with different art styles. AUTO MOAI's iconic faceless style makes Alice more individual, while IZUMI SHIOKAWA's abstract line drawing style creates colorful visuals, making familiar fairy tale characters more vivid. Tide is cooler.
In recent years, Disney princesses have symbolized more than beauty and tenderness: each princess has a unique character, courage, strength and wisdom. This time, "Disney Heroines UT" is inspired by moment you open a treasure chest. Retro-styled pencil illustrations vividly outline realistic images of each princess, who is gorgeous and child-like. It is hoped that children can also find their own jewelry box when they grow up, which is filled with a brave heart to face hardships and will shine brightly in future.
Those who like t-shirts with illustrations can buy them.