The workwear characteristics are obvious but not overwhelming enough to turn the season in to just another retro collection, and shows that Watanabe has really taken this style and made it his own. Items from the COMME des GARCONS JUNYA WATANABE MAN 2012 fall/winter collection are available...

Comme," said a fashion editor when we were having a conversation about the number of collections that have had more than a nod of a reference to Rei Kawakubo's extensive archives. The quote might be more of an exaggeration that a truth, but it might account for why I'm constantly drawn to...

Overall, this SS12 range is the epitome of Junya Watanabe's trademark design style – unusually structured clothing in modern materials with superb attention to detail. The collection is available at selected retailers worldwide and over on the TheNextDoor website.

No Junya Watanabe collaboration would be complete without his signature check design appearing somewhere, and, as with most of the previous The North Face projects, the lining on several on the items has been crafted from such a material. Expect to see these pieces at your local eYe COMME des...

1 / 2 2 / 2 Junya Watanabe COMME des GARCONS MAN x Levi's 1966 JWXX Customized Two heavyweights that have been persistent on the collaborative front, Junya Watanabe COMME des GARCONS MAN and Levi's join forces to release a style far removed from the days of raw 501s. The 1966 JWXX...

Japanese fashion designer Junya Watanabe was a longtime protégé of Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons. He started out as a patternmaker and went on to create a line under CDG before launching his own eponymous label. Always on the frontline of innovation and style, Watanabe teamed up with...

check has perhaps been no more evident than in these designs with multiple colorways and styles utilized. Whilst the main body of the shirts has been created from wool, corduroy and suede have also been used for various elements of the shirt. Metal rivets and wooden buttons complete the piece...

Junya Watanabe began designing for leading fashion house COMME des GARCONS over 20 years ago, after studying fashion in Tokyo in the early '80s. Originally the protégé of COMME des GARCONS founder Rei Kawakubo, Junya is now one of the most prolific and influential designers in the industry....

Comme des Garcons' Rei Kawakubo is doing a special 'Comme des Carres' collaboration with Hermes for two limited, special edition Hermes scarves with Rei's specific graphics. One of the Carre scarves – reportedly named 'Coleurs – will feature a splashy salad of geometric patterns, shirt stripes...

Junya Watanabe COMME des GARCONS MAN 2012 Fall/Winter Collection Presenting yet another strong lineup of countryside-inspired clothing for Fall/Winter 2012 is Junya Watanabe for COMME des GARCONS MAN. The forthcoming collection is another testament to Watanabe's ability to rework a variety...

 

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