Issey Miyake Won the Design Museum of London’s Coveted Fashion Prize

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The designer and his studio's origami-inspired "132 5." collection took the top honor over some serious competition, including Sarah Burton's wedding gown for the Duchess of Cambridge, the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute exhibit, Mary Katrantzou's fall 2011 collection, Celine fall 2011, Suno spring 2011, Vivienne Westwood's "Ethical Fashion Africa Collection" for fall 2011, and Melissa + Gaetano's Pesce boot and flip-flop.