a riot of colour at comme des garçons
From searing colours and wild embellishment, to the inkiest of black and monastic simplicity.
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.
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."
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.
comme des garcons was all about optimism in the face of the darkness
“Many small shadows come together to make one powerful thing.”
commes des garçons tells the world to fuck off
“Finding beauty in the dark, there is no light without dark.” Rei Kawakubo
exclusive: the new capsule collection from rei kawakubo protégé, fumito ganryu
Clothes to get wet in.
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.
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.
rei kawakubo does not care for athleisure
What we learned from a rare new interview.
rei kawakubo takes camp to the extreme at comme des garçons
“I think camp can express something deeper and can give birth to progress.”
your enduring love for hello kitty is justified
Merchandising icon or subversive millennial idol? Exploring the enduring appeal of Hello Kitty, from the kawaii boom of the 70s to a Frank Ocean festival headline slot.