br> "The more people that are afraid when they see new creation, the happier I am," says Rei Kawakubo in a rare new Q&A. Perhaps that's why the reclusive designer, who never makes public appearances and speaks to the press infrequently, isn't afraid to pass judgment on popular fashion. "I...

Last week we reported on Rei Kawakubo 's eye-opening interview with WWD. She told the publication that she wasn't into young designers and that the company could be sold. Or did she? In an interview with Hypebeast , Comme des Garcons president Adrian Joffe (who also happens to be Mr. Rei...

Others just seemed happy to be in the presence of the notoriously shy Kawakubo. We saw plenty of acolytes in new and vintage Comme des Garçons in the crowd, but for the record, nobody asked the designer, who wore a leather shoulder brace from her Spring 2010 show over her all-black ensemble,...

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...

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' Rei Kawakubo Thinks New Designers Lack Discipline by Franklin Melendez Comme des Garcons ' Rei Kawakubo may have reached her 68th year, but don't expect the grand dowager of the Japanese vanguard to slow down any time soon. While others her age are scouting condos in...

Photo: CFDA Hope you had a great Thanksgiving and weekend. 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...

" The reason it was so spectacular was that it was an example of the artistic, intellectual fashion genius that is designer Rei Kawakubo. I am always more interested in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume exhibit than the gala that celebrates it. Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garcons: Art of...

Interview Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons says she isn't out to break the rules. That doesn't mean she hasn't left plenty of them crumbled in her wake MS: Do you believe there are rules in fashion? Do you consider yourself to be a rule breaker? RK: I'm not interested in rules, or...

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...

 

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