Rei Kawakubo

Fashion

the power of women designing for women

With luxury resale sites reporting rising demand for Phoebe Philo-era Céline, Susie Lau reflects on the importance of female fashion design.
Susie Lau
10.24.18
Fashion

rei kawakubo gave birth to a new era at comme des garçons

With pregnancy bumps, cracked bellies and exaggerated female forms, Rei Kawakubo declared that it was time for a new way of creating.
Susie Lau
10.1.18
News

rei kawakubo does not care for athleisure

What we learned from a rare new interview.
Mitch Parker
9.4.18
Fashion

rei kawakubo challenges what tailoring can be

If you thought suits were dull, it’s time to think again.
Steve Salter
6.24.18
Fashion

meet fumito ganryu, the rei kawakubo protégé

After leaving the Comme family to go independent, Fumito Ganryu presented a debut collection of transformative future-facing garments that coexist with nature.
Steve Salter
6.20.18
Fashion

the comme-ing out of kei ninomiya

Rei Kawakubo’s protege stepped out and stole the spotlight.
Susie Lau
3.6.18
Fashion

rei kawakubo takes camp to the extreme at comme des garçons

“I think camp can express something deeper and can give birth to progress.”
Susie Lau
3.5.18
Fashion

comme does kawaii for spring/summer 18

Come into this Comme candy shop and stuff yourself silly with flowers, fruit and faces!
Susie Lau
10.2.17
Fashion

why designers are sending dirty trainers down the runway

Exploring how fashion's strange, new trend came to be.
Abraham Martinez
7.26.17
Fashion

decoding the wardrobes of your favorite designers

Karl Lagerfeld and Rei Kawakubo wear uniforms. Rick Owens wears only black. And Marc Jacobs has gone from art school kid to nerd to drag queen. Decoding fashion’s direction according to its visionaries’ personal style is rewarding, albeit difficult.
Alice Newell-Hanson
6.30.17
News

the met spent over a decade convincing rei kawakubo to do an exhibition

The brains behind Comme des Garçons wasn’t interested in a retrospective, she’s more concerned with what’s next.
Wendy Syfret
5.5.17
News

where was all the comme at the met gala?

Despite honouring Rei Kawakubo, few of the designer’s powerful looks were represented on the red carpet.
Wendy Syfret
5.3.17