Comme des Garçons

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From backwards caps to extreme sunglasses: this week’s fashion trends | The measure
What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week

13, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Are rows over cultural appropriation a dastardly PR ploy? | Arwa Mahdawi
Comme des Garçons’ use of white models in cornrows is the most recent of countless disputes about the subject. It almost makes you think it’s not an accident, says Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

22, Jan, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Comme des Garçons in row over ‘white models in cornrow wigs’
Fashion house accused of cultural appropriation over wigs used in men’s show

Priya Elan in Paris

19, Jan, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Why Bayeux chic will be the next big fashion trend
Designers are delving into history to create trousers, coats, knits, bags and even hoodies with a tapestry twist

Ellie Violet Bramley

18, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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A rare interview with Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo
High-concept, high-fashion and radical, designer Kawakubo is considered the queen of fashion. Jess Cartner-Morley meets the designer at her headquarters in Paris

Jess Cartner-Morley, styling, Helen Seamons, photographs, Jason Heatherington

15, Sep, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Grindr was a safe space for gay men. Its HIV status leak betrayed us | Brian Moylan
Sharing sensitive data on users’ HIV status undoes all the app’s good work, says writer Brian Moylan

Brian Moylan

04, Apr, 2018 @11:50 AM

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Rising camp: how an arch sensibility got political
Ice skaters in S&M gear, models in panto petticoats, Ricky Martin in tighty whities ... we’re in the grip of a camp explosion – and now it has a radical bite

Huw Lemmey

19, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Distressed fashion: making sense of pre-ripped clothes
The distressed look has come a long way since ripped jeans. Nowadays your clothes need to be shot, nibbled or covered in fake mud to turn heads. From Gigi Hadid to Ashley Graham, everyone’s at it. But why does it matter now?

Ellie Violet Bramley

18, Aug, 2017 @7:01 AM

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Comme des Garçons' spring collection – designed for a warehouse rave
At the first show since the label’s work was honoured at New York’s Met Gala, there was slicked-down hair, sequinned jackets, neon faux fur – and even the occasional smile. But beware the unsettling final note

Lauren Cochrane

26, Jun, 2017 @12:46 PM

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Met Gala 2017: who nailed the trickiest dress code ever?
What happened when the world’s most glamorous guest list met fashion’s most avant garde theme? Decoding Comme des Garçons/Rei Kawakubo on the red carpet

Jess Cartner-Morley

02, May, 2017 @11:50 AM

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Met museum honours Comme des Garçons founder Rei Kawakubo
Art of the In-Between exhibition promises to be as avant-garde as the collections that have cemented the designer’s reputation

Jane Mulkerrins

01, May, 2017 @7:05 PM

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The Met Ball for 2017? Lumps, bumps and black thanks to Rei Kawakubo
The designer – fashion’s undisputed queen of conceptualism – will be the subject of the Costume Institute’s exhibition next year

Lauren Cochrane

24, Oct, 2016 @2:07 PM

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