Global apparel retailer UNIQLO today announces that it will launch the CELEBRATING SOFIA COPPOLA UT collection on Monday, March 6. This collaboration spotlights some of Ms. Coppola’s greatest achievements since her debut as a film director 25 years ago, flourishing into one of Hollywood’s leading contemporary directors by exploring the subtleties of human life. The UT line presents memorable scenes and quotes from her films.
Commenting on today’s announcement, Takahiro Kinoshita, Fast Retailing Group Senior Executive Officer and Creative Director, said, “Sofia Coppola has many fans around the world, including me. I feel her charm is in her ability to create carefully layered visual expressions, as well as her overall style and way of living a dignified life. I am really happy to be collaborating with Ms. Coppola on our special film-themed UT collection.”
Ms. Coppola said, “I am so happy to have this project celebrating my work and hope people will enjoy the T-shirts as a token of the films that are so much a part of my life. They are a great reminder of the collaborators I worked with and the creative experience we shared. I like to wear T-shirts of artists and musicians who I love, and in the same way wish for them to mean something to someone who likes my work. I always like how a T-shirt can connect you to other people who like the same thing you do.”
The collection presents motifs from five of her most noteworthy films. They are The Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation, Marie Antoinette, Somewhere, and The Bling Ring. The designs and silhouettes of these T-shirts appeal to all.
Launch date: Monday, March 6
Items: T-shirts in five designs priced at Php 790 and a totebag priced at Php 790
Availability: UNIQLO store nationwide and on UNIQLO.COM/PH
Profile of Sofia Coppola
Born in 1971, Sofia Coppola grew up in northern California. She has directed seven feature-length films, beginning with The Virgin Suicides in 1999. She has attracted numerous fans with her highly artistic and original scripts. She won Best Director at the 70th Cannes Film Festival in 2017.
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