br> "The more people that are afraid when they see new creation, the happier I am," says Rei Kawakubo in a rare new Q&A. Perhaps that's why the reclusive designer, who never makes public appearances and speaks to the press infrequently, isn't afraid to pass judgment on popular fashion. "I...

Last week we reported on Rei Kawakubo 's eye-opening interview with WWD. She told the publication that she wasn't into young designers and that the company could be sold. Or did she? In an interview with Hypebeast , Comme des Garcons president Adrian Joffe (who also happens to be Mr. Rei...

Carolyn Wade, Christina Viera, and Suzanne Golden more photos› Rei Kawakubo and her business partner and husband, Adrian Joffe, made a rare appearance at their New York Comme des Garçons store on Saturday night—their first in five or six years—to fête the designer's collaboration with Matt...

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...

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' 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...

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...

"I think the media has some responsibility to bear for people becoming more conservative. 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...

Comme des Garcons' Rei Kawakubo Thinks New Designers Lack Discipline by Franklin Melendez Comme des Garcons ' Rei Kawakubo may have reached her 68th year, but don't expect the grand dowager of the Japanese vanguard to slow down any time soon. While others her age are scouting condos in...

 

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