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...

Judging from the swirl of launches, limited editions, and special events surrounding the tenth anniversary, Rei Kawakubo — and, by extension, her Comme des Garçons label — couldn't be happier. In fact, on the topic of happy, Pharrell Williams has launched his new scent GIRL to coincide with...

Following her triumphant takeover of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, it seemed that Comme des Garçons' Rei Kawakubo was ready to party and let her hair down at today's Comme des Garçons Homme Plus show. The mood was calm beforehand, with guests sat on four sides around a square...

In a mere 15 looks at the Russian Embassy in Paris, Comme des Garçons' Rei Kawakubo offered a glimpse of her limitless artistic universe — swirling prints collaged out of everything from the strange Mannerist portraits of 16th-century painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo to starry-eyed Japanese...

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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