Rei Kawakubo – Fashion Queen

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Queen Kawakubo pulls no punches… Since she launched her Comme des Garçons (French for “like the boys”) fashion brand 41 years ago, Rei Kawakubo has always played by her own rules. Fascinated by challenging conventional standards of beauty, she’s reconstructed “hybrid” clothes, sewn the left half of a jacket onto the right half of a […]

Moncler x COMME des GARÇONS – Moncler 365

Heritage Italian down company Moncler has reinvented itself in the recent seasons with a series of high profile collaborations, especially taking a daring plunge into the contemporary scene with some of the most influential and progressive designers from all over the world. First, the label enlisted the help of renowned fashion photographer Bruce Weber to […]

Comme des Garçons – Beatles collection

Comme des Garçons feted its much-anticipated Beatles collection in Tokyo. Guests at Trading Museum, a new concept store by Comme des Garcons that stocks an eclectic mix of clothing, accessories and other odds and ends for display or sale, milled about listening to Beatles tunes and browsing the collection. Rei Kawakubo was also on hand, […]

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For its first retrospective in Mainland China, Comme des Garçons didn’t delve into its archives of avant-garde fashion. Instead, the Japanese label converted 5,300 square feet of gallery space into a maze of iconic Comme des Garçons print matter — corporate images, magazine advertisements and invitation cards — from the past 25 years. “Printed matter […]