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0 0 A First Glimpse of the Nike x Commes des Garçons collaborationComme des Garçon's SS17 show in Paris will be remembered for a lot of things: it marked Rei Kawakubo's return to form and volume, had great ice-like hair pieces, and included a retrospective visit to some of Kawakubo's most iconic methodologies. But beneath (or rather, below) voluminous...  

0 0 A First Look At The Comme Des Garçons X Nike VaporMax Blink and you might have missed it but at the Japanese label's spring/summer 2017 runway show in Paris designer Rei Kawakubo unveiled the the latest reboot in the Air Max family. The new futuristic looking sneaker, known as the VaporMax, uses Nike's equally celebrated Flyknit construction...  

0 0 Q&A with Zana Bayne, on her & Other Stories collaboration Founded in New York in 2010 by Zayne and Todd Pendu, with roots in the queer milieus of San Fransisco and Berlin, their rounded edgyness has had a massive appeal amongst celebrities and fashion world elites such as Debbie Harry, Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Rei Kawakubo – the latter of which...  

0 0 Comme des Garçons Men's Spring 2017Winning the award for most lo-fi invitation of the season, with what looked like a badly transmitted fax on slippery thermal paper, Rei Kawakubo, founder and head of Comme des Garçons was firing shots. In an unusually vocal collection, loaded with phrases such as 'The King is Naked Shout Out...  

0 0 Private Policy Is Ready for Public Consumption Rei Kawakubo and Raf Simons. Favorite Chinese food in NYC? China Blue at 135 Watts St in Chinatown!  

0 0 The Art of the Show Invite As lore has it, after seeing a layout by Sherman in Harper's Bazaar, Rei Kawakubo sent the artist various clothing from various collections, to be photographed however the MacArthur Genius wished. The result is, naturally, a riposte to the traditional catalog. Comme des Garçons and Cindy...  

0 0 Fragrance Of The Week: Comme Des Garcons Dot So, it's not based on the smell of a garage or vinyl (both previous touchstones) but – at Rei Kawakubo's request – the osmanthus flower, which springs up throughout Japan every autumn. The result is a fragrance heavy on floral notes, but cut with a fresh, citrusy punch that makes Dot ideal...  

0 0 Comme des Garcons Pocket Shop Opens Doors in New York Sharing the idea popular in Tokyo department stores, Rei Kawakubo is stocking up the Pocket shop with "pocket-sized items that you don't have to think too much about and can buy on a whim." To that end, you'll find plenty of Tees, wallets, and perfume collections. Although this is the first...  

0 0 Comme des Garçons Men's Spring 2016 The models were coiffed in bright yellow sculpted wigs as they strutted in Rei Kawakubo's signature deconstructed threads. From the beginning it was clear that her spring 2016 collection was going to be sewn with the same mash-up rebelliousness of past collections: vests were pulled apart at...  

0 0 The Sweet Life of Jennifer Loiselle AJB: Thinking about other artists, fashion designers, jewellers or even musicians – who inspires and excites you? JL: I've got a slightly unusual obsession with older, iconic artistic women who've led interesting and often troubled lives, women like Yayoi Kusama, Louise Bourgeois, Joan...  

0 0 10 Must-Visit Menswear Stores Around The World Spanning an incredible six floors, the shopping concept founded by Comme des Garçons' Rei Kawakubo feels more like an art installation than a retail outlet, so it's definitely worth a visit if you're in the capital, even if you're not looking to buy. Visit Dover Street Market at 17-18...  

0 0 10 Japanese Menswear Brands You Need To Know The brainchild of husband and wife partnership Adrian Joffe and Rei Kawakubo, this label is deeply embedded in the European fashion scene, showing at Paris Fashion Week every season. It's also the mastermind behind London's Dover Street Market shopping concept, with sister outlets in New...  

0 0 The Latest Star in the Comme des Garçons Constellation The latest Rei Kawakubo protege to see the light of the runway is doing just that for his Noir Kei Ninomiya line. He does not seek to be influenced or even inspired; he simply seeks to create something never-before-created. The all-black collection of biker jackets and complicated dresses...  

0 0 Arts Week Open House fashion design, indie clothing, style, beauty Comme des Garcons' Rei Kawakubo has always been a pioneer of conceptual fashion. Dover Street Market completely refreshes their gallery/boutique to exhibit new artwork and merchandise for a totally new shopping experience every few months, which makes it one of NYC's most interesting retail...  

0 0 Central Saint Martins Young Designer Show Creating an array of attractive oversized shapes with an elegant, deteriorating/decaying aesthetic that recalls the work of Rei Kawakubo and COMME des GARÇONS. Beth Postle If you're detecting vague comic book and/or Roy Lichtenstein vibes, you're not too far off. For this collection of...  

0 0 Levi's For Junya Watanabe MAN – Spring/Summer 2015 Denim JacketsJapanese fashion designer Junya Watanabe was a longtime protégé of Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons. He started out as a patternmaker and went on to create a line under CDG before launching his own eponymous label. Always on the frontline of innovation and style, Watanabe teamed up with...  

0 0 Freshness Grid: Valentine's Picks Curated by Dover Street Market New York Dreamed up by Rei Kawakubo of COMME des GARÇONS, DSM opened its New York outpost in late 2013 (joining locations in London and Tokyo). It's a concept shop that gathers a considered mix of luxury and streewear brands under one roof, offering the sort of goods you didn't know you needed until...  

0 0 Yohji Yamamoto – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway ShowEmerging 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...  

0 0 The Top Menswear Moments Of 2014 Likened to visionaries including Rei Kawakubo and Vivienne Westwood, Craig Green was undoubtedly 2014's one to watch. Was there a brand that didn't put forward a collaboration of some kind in 2014? Once the preserve of high street giants H&M and Topman, these designer team-ups have...  

0 0 Louis Vuitton: 160 Years of Brand Excellence" Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons designed the bag to look as if it had three burned-out holes in it; underneath, you can almost make out "Louis Vui..." Frank Gehry is an award-winning architect, who's responsible for the design of the recently opened Fondation Louis Vuitton, a grand  

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