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.
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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.
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4 October 2015
Rei Kawakubo’s latest collection offers dark, uncompromising grandeur.
6 May 2015
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