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Gorgeous, sculptural knits that swirled around the body in an array of shapes and textures made for a spectacular Motohiro Tanji Fall 2015 collection this morning at Hikarie Hall in Shibuya, where Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo kicked off. The silhouettes were elaborate, and included 3 dimensional angles in surprising ways, but still managed to contain a lot real-world wearability a feat that is remarkable when done by the most established designers with the most high tech machines. But for a designer such as Tanji, that has only had his business established for a few years, and does much of the work by hand, it's not short of breath taking. 

Images from the collection below, click on any to launch in large lightbox format for best viewing. 

 

All images: Cynthia Anderson for Style Wylde