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Founded by Rei Kawakubo, the cult Japanese label has built a global following for its dedication to raw creativity.

Comme des Garçons

Founded by Rei Kawakubo, the cult Japanese label has built a global following for its dedication to raw creativity.

Vital statistics

  • 1969 Established
  • Private Type
  • 501 - 1,000 Number of employees
  • Tokyo, Japan HQ

Company Snapshot

Company Snapshot

Rei Kawakubo started manufacturing and selling women's wear under the name of Comme des Garçons in 1969. In 1973 the company was established under the same name. Menswear was introduced in 1978.

The first show was held in Tokyo in 1975, and a subsidiary was established in Paris in 1981 with international development in mind. Rei Kawakubo remains at the helm of Comme des Garçons and continues to oversee all creative and business aspects of the company

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