Beginning May 6, set against the awe-inspiring facade of the Croatian Church, Comme will hold its first New York Market Market, a "shopping festival" with a selection of clothing and accessories from all the label's varied collections. The merch is replenished and rotated each day, in case...

It is fashion because people want to buy it now, because they want to wear it now, today. Fashion is only the right now." -Rei Kawakubo, founder of Comme des Garcons and Dover Street Market. Rei Kawakubo is so right. But if clothing has no meaning when it is not worn, how do we explain our...

the T-shirt collaboration between Comme des Garçons PLAY and Matt Groening, specifically his original, pre-Simpsons comic strip, Life in Hell. Born in 1977, the strip spawned a soup of anthropomorphized characters: Binky, a depressed rabbit who sees a therapist; Sheba, his ex, whom he met in a...

The forty-year-old singer who is all about the happy vibes and big hats has now paired with fashion dissenter Rei Kawakubo for a new unisex scent named after his latest album "GIRL". Pharrell announced he is honoured, "and will cherish the education that I've experienced in this...

Should the sight of Prada's ad campaign in every fashion magazine not be enough for you this fall, Steven Meisel has started shooting videos to accompany his seasonal photographs. And it is fun to see the models try their hand at acting and hear their still-girlish voices (the...

But when it come to pushing the olfactory envelope, Comme des Garçons can't be upstaged. After all, who else can make lettuce juice smell so damn good? Comme's newest offering is no different. Though the name, Eau de Parfum, yields nothing in the way of clues, the melted-lightbulb flacon...

Comme des Garçons' massive semi-yearly sale is the stuff of legend. John Waters, who only wears Comme, is routinely spotted at them, comfortable in his eccentric element as he breezes about. The next of these mega-sales, called Super Market Market (so good they named it twice!), will be held...

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!

It's not easy describing a Comme des Garçons show, even with the benefit of hindsight and crowdsourced tweets. Especially since, according to fashion lore, Rei Kawakubo often gives her design team barely a word of inspiration to hang the entire collection from. As she herself doesn't give...

Many parts of the media have created the situation where uninteresting fashion can thrive." -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,...

 

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