• Comme des Garçons Men's Spring 2019

    4 monthes ago - By WWD

    With everybody doing sportswear, Rei Kawakubo's obsession with the suit was very refreshing.
    The designer opened up a virtual world, with plastic clip-on Ken-like coiffs and a 3-D aspect to the clothes rendered through the colors and textures, from synthetic-looking fabrics with a toy look to shaggy camo surfaces on jackets or swinging car wash pleats.
    The basic wardrobe was the classic three-piece suit. Everything came styled with proper shirts and ties or bows.
    Using women's dress techniques on men's tailoring, Kawakubo used ruching to spin a spoof 18th-century look on suits. They came...
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  • Alexander McQueen Men's Spring 2019

    4 monthes ago - By WWD

    In one of her most powerful men's collections yet, Sarah Burton took a tough turn with a lineup of zippered leather, hacked-up trenchcoats and sharp edges to tailoring inspired by Francis Bacon and John Deakin, the 20th-century photographer who captured the louche lives in London's Soho. Burton wanted to focus on how these complicated, troubled men lived and worked: “I wanted it to be very male, very powerfully male,” she said. “There's a sense of danger, and of artistic expression in the cutting and tailoring.”
    With the European runways now flooded with streetwear - when will it stop?...
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  • COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT's Plastic Tote Bags Are Summer Must-Haves

    COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT's Plastic Tote Bags Are Summer Must-Haves

    4 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Following Heron Preston's transparent raincoat and Off-White™'s holdall bag , COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT extends the PVC trend with new accessory offerings for the Spring/Summer 2018 season. The Japanese offshoot label unleashes two summer-ready tote bags crafted out of colored plastic textiles. One option receives a “red/yellow/blue/white” makeup while the other gets a “yellow/green” iteration.
    Snap up a COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT Colored Plastic Bags in-store at Dover Street Market London. The label's HOMME division recently unveiled its Spring/Summer 2018 collection with collaborative Nike...
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  • COMME des GARÇONS HOMME Plus Debuts New Nike Collab for SS19

    COMME des GARÇONS HOMME Plus Debuts New Nike Collab for SS19

    4 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    COMME des GARÇONS HOMME Plus frequently flaunts the status quo, offering up collections rife with bizarre patterning and clownish color. For Spring/Summer 2019, the Rei Kawakubo -helmed label went back to its roots, kicking off the collection with nods towards COMME des GARÇONS 's design heritage before introducing a range of off-kilter suits.
    A range of monochrome, raw-hemmed polyester suiting lead the runway, a throwback to the brand's '80s Parisian debut. This celebration of the past segued into what appeared to be suits of shrubbery, with layers of earth-toned chiffon "trees" creating...
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  • When Alexander McQueen Turned Model for Comme des Garçons

    When Alexander McQueen Turned Model for Comme des Garçons

    4 monthes ago - By AnOther

    “Rei doesn't compromise, nor should she,” said Alexander McQueen on the subject of Comme des Garçons' Rei Kawakubo, the iconoclastic Japanese designer who continues to make her trade with baffling, brilliant clothing. “No one should compromise. Compromise makes people dull.”
    If the two designers grew up continents apart - she in Tokyo, Japan, the daughter of a university lecturer; he in Stratford, London, the son of a taxi driver - their affinity became apparent in...
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