The designer is to show his debut collection for the French house in Paris.
Assouline has been named creative director of Catherine Catherine Malandrino and Globus is now president of all brands not under the Tahari label.
A new editor will be appointed eventually, filling the spot that Hugo Lindgren officially leaves at the end of 2013.
Shot in Tenerife, in Spain’s Canary Islands, Christy Turlington Burns stars in the spring ads.
Kawakubo was in town to put the finishing touches on Comme des Garçons’ Chelsea store, as well as the new Dover Street Market New York.