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...

Fashion, a sub-branch of art, is by its nature ontological and the ideal medium through which to "stylize, exteriorize and solidify" our deepest-held convictions. "Fashion, especially the conceptual sort like A.F. Vandevorst, Comme des Garçons or KAIMIN, has the power to bring our wildest...

The Liljevalchs Konsthall has assembled roughly 200 unconventional pieces from the likes of Alexander McQueen, Rick Owens, Viktor & Rolf, Hussein Chalayan, Walter van Beirendonck, Comme des Garçons, Dries Van Noten, Maison Martin Margiela, Prada, and Raf Simons for Dior. Further, in the...

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...

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...

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...

 

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