Emerging in the '80s with a class of heralded Japanese designers including Issey Miyake and Rei Kawakubo of COMME des GARÇONS, Yohji Yamamoto continues to wield considerable influence in the global fashion firmament. His Fall/Winter 2015 men's presentation at Paris Fashion Week was a showcase...

of a major new zeitgeist, embracing Yamamoto's challenging yet liberating designs. Here were clothes that adorned, swathed and nurtured the female form, rather than exposing and exaggerating it; clothes that were totally in tune with the evolving spirit of the time. "The impact Yamamoto and...

Yohji Yamamoto at the V&A, red and black boiled wool jacket and skirt, Autumn/Winter 2009, Photography Nick Knight Art Direction Peter Saville via here. Yohji Yamamoto at the V&A. 12 March – 10 July 2011 Exhibition Court, V&A Museum. Japanese fashion designer, Yohji Yamamoto has become...

Great news this morning, COMME des GARÇONS creative director Rei Kawakubo has teamed up with Hermès to create a limited-edition scarf collection called Comme des Carrés. "I have always had an immense respect for Hermès tradition and artisanal know-how," Kawakubo told WWD. "During this joint...

Rei Kawakubo of COMME des GARCONS has drawn from the archives of equine-obsessed Hermès to produce idiosyncratic versions of its silk scarves. Calling the partnership COMME des CARRÉS, the six-scarf collection have been reworked by Kawakubo in a limited edition of 200 of each design – with...

Rei Kawakubo to Collaborate with Hermès for "Noir et Blanc" and "Couleur" Collection Legendary COMME des GARCONS designer Rei Kawakubo recently announced a collaboration with French label Hermes for a two limited-edition scarf collections. The "Noir et Blanc" and "Couleur" collections will...

Comme des Garcons designer Rei Kawakubo will be honored with the lifetime achievement award at this Monday's CFDA Awards, and already the industry is getting a head start on celebrating. br> Earlier this week, Style.com published a tribute in which notable fashionables — including Taylor...

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...

The History and Art of COMME des GARCONS in TASCHEN's Rei Kawakubo Archive Another new TASCHEN addition, this fashion hardcover examines the history and art behind Rei Kawakubo's brand. Japanese fashion house Comme des Garçons has a special vision when it comes to design that extends beyond...

Kawakubo mocked her own notions of good taste and bad taste, lumps, and bumps by designing outfits that were deliberately unflattering. It forced fashion fans to explore all of those cliches and appreciate each piece on its merits. I really enjoyed Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garcons: Art of...

 

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