Object StatementOutfit, 'A-POC Alien', womens, comprisng outfit, instructions, packaging and accessories, various materials, by Issey Miyake Inc, Tokyo, Japan, 1999
Physical DescriptionEnsemble, instructions and packaging, A-POC, women's outfit including top, skirt, bra, underpants, socks, gloves, hat and bag, cotton / nylon / polyurethane, Issey Miyake Inc, Tokyo, Japan, 1999
Consists of a women's turquoise blue ensemble including a hat, long sleeved top, knee length skirt, bag, socks, gloves and underwear, all made from a stretch double knit fabric of 55% cotton, 42% nylon and 3% polyurethane. The garments are unsewn and unlined.
The top is a long-sleeved, tight-fitting piece with self patterned hounds-tooth design on the sleeves. It has a V-neck and short fringing at the neck, cuffs and hem.
The skirt is a tight-fitting, knee length skirt with self-patterned geometric designs at the knee and hips. There are two slit pockets at hip level and a short fringe at the waistband and hem.
The bra is a cropped top with a round neck at the front and V-neck at the back with a self-patterned geometric design at the centre front and along the back. There is short fringing around the neck and armholes.
The underpants are hipster style with a self-patterned diamond design at left and right front and on the back. There is a short fringe around the leg holes.
The socks are a pair of long socks with hounds-tooth design and cut-outs at the knees. They also have a short fringing at the cuffs and feet.
The gloves are a pair of short gloves with fishnet on the hands and fingers and short fringing at cuffs. The hat is close fitting with a self-patterned diamonds and stripes design and fringe at the hem.
The bag is a tote with two handles and ties at the top. There are self patterned diamonds on each side and short fringing along the bottom and around the opening.
The ensemble also comes with colour printed instructions in English and Japanese for cutting and wearing the A-POC garments on a long narrow rectangle of white paper. The ensemble is packaged in a brown cardboard tube with two silver metal lids.