Design House Comme des Garçons Japanese
Designer Rei Kawakubo Japanese

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Since founding Comme des Garçons ("like some boys") in 1969, the Tokyo-based designer Rei Kawakubo has consistently defined and redefined the aesthetics of our time. Season after season, collection after collection, she upends conventional notions of beauty and disrupts accepted characteristics of the fashionable body. Kawakubo's pursuit of freedom - freedom from convention and freedom of expression - is a defining attribute of her fashions. This quest has fueled her ongoing interest in street style, particularly punk. Kawakubo also has a deep respect for history, and the dynamic between tradition and transgression is examined in her spring/summer 2010 "Adult Delinquent" collection. This ensemble features a deconstructed harness jacket with a skirt of anachronistic multicolored floral jacquards pieced and collaged together.

Ensemble, Comme des Garçons (Japanese, founded 1969), Cotton, polyester, rayon, cupra, acrylic, polyurethane, metal, Japanese

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