Rei Kawakubo

The 40th Anniversary Issue

Rei Kawakubo reflects on the strangest year in history

'To create fashion and art, we need a mind to do outrageous things, to be different from others, and to let yourself go.'
Osman Ahmed
11.24.20
News

Rei Kawakubo wants you to wear more 'poisonlike clothes’

In a new interview, the Comme des Garçons founder shares her thoughts on tomorrow’s fashion industry, and how anger at the world’s injustice fuels her tireless creative spirit.
Mahoro Seward
9.4.20
Fashion

Comme des Garçons AW20 offers a neo-futuristic vision of femininity

Rei Kawakubo dug deep into her own archives for an individualistic collection which blended past, present and future to create something thoroughly modern.
Osman Ahmed
3.1.20
Fashion

Comme des Garcons AW20

Rei Kawakubo said her latest collection for Comme des Garcons Homme Plus was about joy, maximalism and resistance.
Osman Ahmed
1.18.20
Fashion

15 iconic facts from 15 years of Dover Street Market

Here's to the next 15!
James Anderson
11.28.19
Fashion

a riot of colour at comme des garçons

From searing colours and wild embellishment, to the inkiest of black and monastic simplicity.
Jack Sunnucks
9.29.19
Fashion

comme erases the gender binary with a tribute to virginia woolf’s ‘orlando’

After designing the costumes for Vienna State Opera’s upcoming production of the novel, Rei Kawakubo presents her own three-act exploration of gender, identity, and sexuality.
Steve Salter
6.22.19
Fashion

rei kawakubo will be the first designer to receive the isamu noguchi award

“I am not an artist, an architect or even a product designer. I have always only been looking to make something new, which didn’t exist before."
Nicole DeMarco
3.22.19
Fashion

the new random identities collection contains a tribute to rei kawakubo

Stefano Pilati’s third drop for the Berlin menswear label draws on his tailoring heritage.
Ryan White
3.7.19
Fashion

comme des garcons was all about optimism in the face of the darkness

“Many small shadows come together to make one powerful thing.”
Osman Ahmed
3.4.19
Fashion

commes des garçons tells the world to fuck off

“Finding beauty in the dark, there is no light without dark.” Rei Kawakubo
Steve Salter
1.19.19
News

exclusive: the new capsule collection from rei kawakubo protégé, fumito ganryu

Clothes to get wet in.
Ryan White
11.27.18
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