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 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
Think Pieces

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.
Hannah Ongley
10.27.17
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

5 young designers on the influence of comme des garçons

This year’s Rei Kawakubo exhibit at the Met is deeply relevant for a new generation of talent.
Coco Romack
8.1.17
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. Trying to decode fashion’s direction according to its visionaries’ personal style is rewarding but also...
Alice Newell-Hanson
6.30.17
Fashion

the 5 most surprising comme des garçons runway cameos

As the Met opens its epic Comme des Garçons exhibition, we take a look back at some of the famous faces who have graced Rei Kawakubo’s hallowed runway.
Emily Manning
5.1.17
Fashion

the work of reticent fashion designer rei kawakubo speaks volumes

How the famously silent Comme des Garçons creative director communicates through her work and personal style.
Zio Baritaux
5.1.17
Fashion

the ultimate i-D comme des garçons gallery

To mark "Art of the In-between", Rei Kawakubo's hugely anticipated Costume Institute exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, we look back at over 25 years of Comme in i-D.
i-D Staff
5.1.17
Fashion

the beauty and power of comme des garçons spring/summer 12

Comme des Garçons spring/summer 12 was a conceptual, original, and awe-inspiringly beautiful collection that left editors reeling. Ahead of Rei Kawakubo's honoring at the annual Met Gala, we take a look back.
i-D Staff
4.28.17