9 March 2019
9 March 2019 • By BoF Team
3 March 2019
Rei Kawakubo drew on a repertoire of the most civilised dress, but mutated her finery with hard industrial elements. The impact of this dystopian couture was stunning: society through a glass darkly.
2 March 2019
In a rare interview on the eve of his Autumn 2019 show, the designer speaks to BoF about his sharp, romantic and complex work, and his place in the Comme des Garçons family.
7 December 2018
30 September 2018
Garments burst open by a female belly were an intense reminder of the primal power of pregnancy.
4 March 2018
Rei Kawakubo sticks her finger in the wind and nails the moment, demonstrating the enduring outsider status of camp.
27 November 2017
27 November 2017 • By BoF Team
1 October 2017
Just as girlhood is an inevitable prelude to lost innocence, Rei Kawakubo’s collection seemed to recognise another human inevitability, the most inescapable of all.
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10 May 2017
Ready-to-Wear - Autumn 2017
5 March 2017
Rei Kawakubo’s designs exploded the female form into primal shapes that looked as much Stone Age as they did Space Age.
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