The Creative Class
10 May 2017
News & Analysis
2 May 2017
Imran Amed and Lauren Sherman
2 May 2017 • By Imran Amed and Lauren Sherman
24 April 2017
On the eve of a major retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the radical and reclusive Comme des Garçons designer talks to BoF’s Tim Blanks about the pain of constant creation and the impossibility of stopping.
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.
Menswear - Autumn 2017
22 January 2017
Rei Kawakubo's collection was possibly one of the most provocative propositions ever from a designer who has made a career of them.
Ready-to-Wear Spring 2017
2 October 2016
Rei Kawakubo’s latest presentation was majestic and mournful, a paean to hopes unmet, dreams unrealised. The collection had a medieval, ritualistic, emotional power that overwhelmed reason.
Menswear - Spring 2017
27 June 2016
There was a definite revelatory subtext in Kawakubo’s procession of see-through clothes. Nowhere to hide in her plastic parade.
Ready-to-Wear - Autumn 2016
6 March 2016
Rei Kawakubo’s relationship with the punk spirit communicated by Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood has helped define Comme des Garçons as the foremost challenge to fashion orthodoxy.
Menswear - Autumn 2016
23 January 2016
Rei Kawakubo ponders a world gone mad.
5 November 2015
5 November 2015 • By Tommye Fitzpatrick
BoF Exclusive | Giles Deacon on the Inspiration and Couture Craft Behind Pippa Middleton's Wedding Dress
Ashley Brokaw and Ulrikke Hoyer Speak on Louis Vuitton Casting Controversy
How Fashion Can Fight Amazon
A New Model for Shopping Malls
The Hidden Links Between Cristóbal Balenciaga and Demna Gvasalia
Latin America's $160 Billion Fashion Opportunity
The Booms and Busts of American Luxury
Ralph Lauren Reports $204 Million Loss in Fourth Quarter
For American Fashion, A Changing of the Guard
Careers Counsel | 8 Things You Have to Give up to Be Successful, 'Wasted' Time is Necessary
How Naomi Campbell Found Her Footing
Richemont Buys 5 Percent Stake in Duty-Free Retailer Dufry
Power Moves | Lula’s New Editor-in-Chief, Tiger of Sweden Hires From Burberry
Chanel, Boomerangs and the Importance of Cultural IQ
What's Next for DKNY?
Op-Ed | Burberry Needs a Creative Cure
Community Is Core to Next-Gen Brands