Emerging in the '80s with a class of heralded Japanese designers including Issey Miyake and Rei Kawakubo of COMME des GARÇONS, Yohji Yamamoto continues to wield considerable influence in the global fashion firmament. His Fall/Winter 2015 men's presentation at Paris Fashion Week was a showcase...

of a major new zeitgeist, embracing Yamamoto's challenging yet liberating designs. Here were clothes that adorned, swathed and nurtured the female form, rather than exposing and exaggerating it; clothes that were totally in tune with the evolving spirit of the time. "The impact Yamamoto and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sarah Burton seemed to pay homage to the introduction of slicing-edge Japanese designers — think Rei Kawakubo, Yohji Yamamoto, Issey Miyake, Kenzo Takada — to 80s Paris with her spring men's collection today. Along with a New Romantic vibe, she splashed nearly every piece in the lineup —...

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...

 

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