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...

03/01/13 - The Hermès/Rei Kawakubo collaboration simply can't go wrong, as you can see from their new project Comme des Carrés, a collaboration that has resulted in designs based on reinterpretations of classic Hermés silk scarves. COMME DES CARRÉS Hermès by Rei...

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...

" -Rei Kawakubo (WWD) Comme des Garcons. I love this quote because it rings so true. When we look at fashion magazines these days, controlled by the advertisers whose sole purpose is to sell product, it's not hard to notice a lack of innovative clothing and interesting brands. Instead, we...

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 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...

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...

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 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...

 

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