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Rei Kawakubo

  1. pfw spring 2023
    Balenciaga Says, ‘Here’s Mud in Your Eye’Demna toasts the wild and real.
  2. spring summer 2021
    Rei Kawakubo Returns to FormWith a strong vision of post-pandemic women.
  3. fashion
    An Independent Collective Gets a LifelineVaquera wondered if it had the cash to keep going. Then Dover Street Market stepped in to help.
  4. the lost season
    Rei Kawakubo Didn’t Stop Working for a Minute“To create means to keep looking for something new all the time, no matter where you are, no matter what kind of situation you are in.”
  5. nyfw fall 2020
    The Case Against BougieLooking beyond Paris fashion’s obsession with the women of the upper middle class.
  6. now smell this
    Rei Kawakubo Made a Beauty StoreIt’s in Paris, and it’s very cool.
  7. hot shot
    Rei Kawakubo Is ‘Not Interested’ in PosterityThe designer made a rare public appearance to receive an award.
  8. paris fashion week fall 2018
    Camp vs. ClassicismRei Kawakubo’s notes on Sontag; Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski finally finds classical balance at Hermès; Altuzarra’s ease.
  9. hairy situations
    Talking to Rei Kawakubo’s ‘Hair Artist,’ Julien d’YsHow he created fantastical hairstyles from prompts like “invisible” and “monster.”
  10. fashion is fun
    What It’s Like to Wear Comme des Garçons’ Craziest PiecesPrepare for confusing conversations with your cabdriver. And maybe even a pony chewing on your sleeve.
  11. red carpet derby
    The Best, Worst, and Most Comme des Garçons Looks at the 2017 Met GalaSome people interpreted avant-garde as just “red.”
  12. hairy situations
    Everyone Who Had Identical Hair at the Met GalaThe celebrities answered the question, “Should I get bangs?”
  13. fashion oscars
    See All the Red-Carpet Looks From Fashion’s Biggest Night, the Met GalaUpdated throughout the night.
  14. museum pieces
    What to Look for at the Costume Institute’s Comme des Garçons ExhibitHere are your CliffsNotes, straight from the curator.
  15. art of the in-between
    How Has One Designer Spent Decades Defining the Avant-Garde?Rei Kawakubo’s Comme des Garçons gets a retrospective at the Met.
  16. getting dressed
    25 Famous Women on Style As IdentityDiana Vreeland, Solange Knowles, Patti Smith, and more women on why getting dressed is about who you are.
  17. let’s go met
    Gisele and Some Football Player to Co-chair the Met GalaWe can’t exactly picture them in Comme des Garçons.
  18. museum pieces
    Rei Kawakubo Is Getting Her Own Met Exhibit and GalaShe’s the second living designer to receive the honor.
  19. museum pieces
    Report: The Costume Institute Is Planning a Rei Kawakubo–Themed ExhibitIt would mark only their second exhibit devoted to a living designer.
  20. street style
    See Rei Kawakubo’s Most Stylish FansAt the Comme des Garçons sample sale.
  21. tastemakers
    The ’60s Style Icon Making a Foray Into AthleisurePeggy Moffitt enters her next act.
  22. Coddington, Kawakubo Star in Interview PortfolioThey were photographed for a sweeping 60-page section by Fabien Baron.
  23. Rei Kawakubo Has No Plans to RetireThe 72-year-old legend gave a rare interview that touched on her early career.
  24. The Comme des Garçons Empire in Chart FormAn avant-garde powerhouse.
  25. Adrian Joffe on the Secret to Dover Street Market’s Success“We certainly didn’t expect to have four DSMs within ten years.”
  26. John Waters on His Rei Kawakubo Obsession“I genuflect to Rei’s destruction of the fashion rules.”
  27. 3 Writers on Their Favorite Comme des Garçons Shows“To me, the clothes looked straight from the future.”
  28. Anna Wintour at New York: The Fashion FeaturesWith appearances by a young Issey Miyake and Yohji Yamamoto.
  29. fashion review
    Going Deep on the DetailsThree runway looks that deserved a little more explanation, from Comme des Garçons, Junya Watanabe, and Undercover.
  30. image overhauls
    Here’s Karlie Kloss Like You’ve Never Seen Her BeforeUnless you have seen her bloody and/or wearing a wax face mask.
  31. Comme des Garçons Has Collaborated With FrozenRei must be an Elsa fan.
  32. dispatches from fashion week
    Pour 1 Out for Fashion’s Originals: Gaultier, Comme, and WatanabeA trio of freethinkers lights up Paris.
  33. dream teams
    Louis Vuitton Taps Karl Lagerfeld, Frank Gehry for Iconoclasts ProjectAlso Cindy Sherman and Christian Louboutin.
  34. store openings
    Weekend Must: Visit Dover Street Market New YorkThink of it as a fashion pilgrimage.
  35. review
    Robin Givhan: The Boldest Designers in Paris Are WomenRei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons and Céline’s Phoebe Philo display their unapologetic visions.
  36. loose threads
    Anne Vyalitsyna’s Film Debut; Harper Beckham’s Godmother ConfirmedPlus, a tour of Kensington Palace’s fashion archive, Iris Apfel’s boutique plans, and more fashion news.
  37. first looks
    Exclusive First Look: The 2012 CFDA JournalArt director Trey Laird talks us through the making of this year’s CFDA program.
  38. first looks
    Comme des Garçons Made Some Trendy Cambridge Satchel BagsIt’s one of Cambridge Satchel Company’s several forthcoming designer collaborations.
  39. fashion week diary
    Yaeger: ‘Constipated’ Purses at Lanvin; Masked Models at Junya WatanabePlus, Lynn’s take on Viktor & Rolf and Comme des Garçons.
  40. kids these days
    Editors Like Tavi But Don’t Take Her Fashion Advice SeriouslyShe reviewed the collections for next month’s ‘Harper’s Bazaar,’ but don’t expect buyers to adjust their spring orders based on her tastes.
  41. loose threads
    Victoria Beckham Dress Heist; Queen Acknowledges Christopher Bailey’s FabulousnessAlso, Iman says Soho residents are too fabulous to notice David Bowie walks among them.
  42. collaboration station
    Comme des Garçons and the Beatles Are Making $115 Tees TogetherAnd spotted PVC bags.
  43. Comme des Garçons Black Is Coming to New York and It Sounds Absolutely GeniusThink of it as shopping at a regular Comme des Garçons, but everything’s half price.
  44. cult of personality
    Rei Kawakubo: ‘I Am Not a Feminist’You wouldn’t expect that from the designer of Comme des Garçons, which translates to “Like the Boys.”
  45. loose threads
    Retail Job Losses Still Depressing; Kelly Killoren Bensimon Fired by Saks?Also, Rei Kawakubo is helping Japanese ‘Vogue’ open a store that’s like a magazine you can walk into.
  46. beauty marks
    Elizabeth Banks Joins L’Oréal Camp; Narciso Rodriguez to Launch Fragrance in MarchPlus Paris Hilton puts pheromones in her fragrances to attract people to her.
  47. diffusion pricing
    Comme des Garçons H&M Dress to Cost $350But it’s okay! Because it will be worth every penny.
  48. run through
    Are Louis Vuitton’s Artist Collaborations Nearing Their End?Marc Jacobs thinks they’ve gotten a little out of control and doesn’t feel pressured to continue.
  49. run through
    A Peek at Comme des Garçons’ H&M LineIt includes tailored deconstructed jackets, baggy shorts, and stretch wool skirts. And we have a picture!
  50. first looks
    A Peek at the Comme des Garçons–Louis Vuitton Handbag CollaborationRei Kawakubo designed six one-off handbags for Louis Vuitton, and we have a picture of one!
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