Until October 7th, Paris's Galliera Museum is hosting an exhibition about the duality of the fashion designers Cristóbal Balenciaga and Rei Kawakubo from Comme des Garçons. The exhibition, commissioned by the museum director Olivier Saillard, contains over 40 haute couture pieces by the...

Winning the award for most lo-fi invitation of the season, with what looked like a badly transmitted fax on slippery thermal paper, Rei Kawakubo, founder and head of Comme des Garçons was firing shots. In an unusually vocal collection, loaded with phrases such as 'The King is Naked Shout Out...

While the Comme des Garçons Pearls line was unveiled in 2006, this exhibit at Dover Street Market (through June 29) is the first time all the pieces have been shown together. Clutch pearls!

The Untidy–The organizers of the famed Met Gala were not the only ones to have punk on the mind as Comme des Garçons creative director Rei Kawakubo reclaimed the counterculture for her spring/summer 2014 collection. At the collection's core were tailored pieces, encompassing jackets, trousers,...

Milliner Stephen Jones buzzed into town to launch his Wisteria Hysteria fragrance with Comme des Garçons at Dover Street Market NY (and take in the Met Gala). Not surprisingly, the eau de toilette ($165) — housed in a miniature hat box on a white veil nest — takes its askew cues from the Comme...

Rei Kawakubo's Comme des Garcons' collections tend to be analyzed ad nauseam — no surprise given their enigmatic nature. Her upcoming retrospective at the Met will certainly be the most exhaustive, definitive analysis yet, the prep work for which must be enormously intensive for the curators,...

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...

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...

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...

Comme des Garçons Amazingreen was developed by perfumer Jean-Christophe Herault. It is available in 50 ($95) and 100 ($125) ml Eau de Toilette. For buying information, see the listing for Comme des Garçons under Perfume Houses.

 

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