Rei Kawakubo

Comme des Garçons Homme Plus Spring 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Comme des Garçons Homme Plus Spring 2021

Rei Kawakubo aimed to capture the strength of metal in a collection fused with shiny silver textiles.

clock July 29, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Liberal Youth Ministry Men's Spring 2021

Designer and Luxury

Meet DSMP, an Alternative, Indie Version of a Luxury Group

Dover Street Market Paris is achieving synergies and happy accidents with its clutch of young, edgy designers.

clock July 16, 2020Miles Socha

Comme des Garons RTW Fall 2012

Fashion Features

Making the Case for Runway Shows

Executives and designers say they have yet to find a more powerful or effective format.

clock June 8, 2020Miles Socha

Model at the Spring 2001 Alexander McQueen fashion show in London.

Fashion Features

Art Directors Rate the Runway, and Alternatives

They cited appreciation for exhibitions and quirky still-life presentations, and hold out hope for virtual reality and other technologies.

clock May 20, 2020Miles Socha

“Life Doesn’t Frighten Me: Michelle Elie Wears Comme des Garçons” exhibition in Frankfurt

Fashion Features

Michelle Elie Collects Comme des Garçons Because It Gives Women a Voice

An exhibition about the collector’s 25-year love affair with the Japanese label just opened in Frankfurt.

clock May 4, 2020Lily Templeton

Inside 10 Corso Como's new NYC retail location.

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: 10 Corso Como in New York to Close

Carla Sozzani’s retail space is a casualty of the economy amid the coronavirus crisis.

clock April 1, 2020Luisa Zargani and Sharon Edelson

Comme Des Garcons RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Comme des Garçons RTW Fall 2020

Rei Kawakubo mined a verdant world — her own.

clock March 1, 2020Bridget Foley

Necklaces from the collaboration between Comme des Garcons and Mikimoto.

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Rei Kawakubo Has Her Way With Mikimoto Pearls

The traditional firm gave the Japanese maverick carte blanche for a capsule range debuting during Paris Couture Week.

clock January 22, 2020Miles Socha

Eli Russell Linnetz (right) and a teaser from new fashion line ERL.

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Grimes’ Pregnancy Photographer Is Birthing a Fashion Line

Eli Russell Linnetz’s clothes, with a Venice Beach vibe, will be produced and distributed by Dover Street Market Paris.

clock January 17, 2020Miles Socha

A look inside the beauty space at Dover Street Market in Los Angeles.

Beauty Features

A Look at Dover Street Market’s Beauty Space in L.A.

“How can I personify DSM into beauty?” said curator Race Willard.

clock December 19, 2019Ryma Chikhoune

The scene at The Vienna Opera's newest performance, "Orlando," with costumes by Rei Kawakubo.

People

Genders, Centuries Blur as Rei Kawakubo Costumes an Opera

The new production of “Orlando” making its debut Sunday at the Vienna State Opera is by avant-garde composer Olga Neuwirth.

clock December 6, 2019WWD Staff

Adrian Joffe

Retail

CEO Talks: Adrian Joffe of Dover Street Market

The quirky multibrand emporium, built around Comme des Garçons, is marking 15 years in business.

clock December 2, 2019Miles Socha

Exterior of Dover Street Market as it celebrates its 15 year anniversary

Retail

Black, and White, Friday: After 15 Years, Dover Street Market Forges Ahead

Brands from Gucci to Stüssy, Burberry to A Bathing Ape whipped up black-and-white product for the anniversary.

clock November 29, 2019Samantha Conti and Natalie Theodosi and Tianwei Zhang

Keeping It New in Fashion: A Talk Between Generations, with Fern Mallis, Derek Lam, and Emily Bode

Fashion Features

Derek Lam and Emily Adams Bode Discuss Fashion Shows, Instagram and Their All-Time Favorites

The New York-based designers talked about sustainability and connecting with consumers in different capacities.

clock October 4, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Inside the Dover Street Parfums Market in Paris.

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: Rei Kawakubo Shakes Up Beauty Retailing at New Paris Outpost

The new Dover Street Parfums Market opens today in Paris, mixing mega brands with ultra-niche finds with organic leanings.

clock October 1, 2019Miles Socha

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