Rei Kawakubo

The 17th-century townhouse viewed through the front gate

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Dover Street Market to Mix Culture, Community and Commerce in Paris

The retail and brand development company has leased a 17th-century mansion for a slew of projects.

clock March 3, 2021Miles Socha

A preview of Comme des Garçons' second collaboration with Mikimoto, designed by Rei Kawakubo.

Jewelry

Comme des Garçons’ Rei Kawakubo Designs New Pearl Necklaces With Mikimoto

Comme des Garçons and Mikimoto have teamed up for a second collaborative collection that aims to modernize the perception of pearls.

clock February 26, 2021Misty White Sidell

Silks are to be displayed in one room of the "Louis Vuitton &" exhibition.

Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton Expands in Tokyo With New Tower, Café — and Chocolate Shop

The Ginza Namiki building is to open in March, along with a major exhibition charting its collaborations.

clock January 27, 2021Miles Socha

A panoramic view of “About Time: Fashion and Duration" at The Met.

Fashion Features

‘About Time: Fashion and Duration’ Examines Enduring Styles Since The Met Was Founded

The subjectivity of time is explored in many directions in the Costume Institute’s new show.

clock October 26, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Comme des Garcons RTW Spring 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Comme des Garçons RTW Spring 2021

Rei Kawakubo searched for positivity in dissonance by contrasting unexpected textiles and prints.

clock October 19, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Comme des Garcons RTW Spring 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Comme des Garçons RTW Spring 2021

See all the looks from Rei Kawakubo’s latest show in Tokyo for Comme des Garçons.

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People

Simon Says: Just Be Yourself, Stop Complaining and Realize Your Dreams Today

The former Barneys New York executive and window dresser takes an optimistic look at self-identity.

clock September 30, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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

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