Comme des Garcons

May 4, 2017

Art Review: The Met’s Rei Kawakubo Show, Dressed for Defiance

In the 1980s in the New York art world and other cultural spheres, black was the new black, and the designer most responsible for this state […]
May 2, 2017

Party Coverage: Scene City: At the Met Gala, Paying Homage to Rei Kawakubo

Party Coverage: Scene City By MATTHEW SCHNEIER She scurried up the Met Gala red carpet so quickly that if you blinked you probably missed her. She […]
May 2, 2017

Fashion Review: Reviewing the Met Gala: The Good, the Avant-Garde, the Absurd

What does it mean, as the invitation requested, to dress “Avant-Garde”? This was the question Monday night at the Met Gala, the annual fund-raising event for […]
April 30, 2017

On the Runway: Everything to Know About the Met Gala

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY Officially, it’s the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute benefit, a black-tie extravaganza held the first Monday in May to raise […]
April 26, 2017

Feature: Rei Kawakubo, Interpreter of Dreams

Rei Kawakubo is a 74-year-old Japanese designer who has been making monochromatic, boiled, overstuffed, unraveling, surreal clothes since she began her label, Comme des Garçons, in […]
March 5, 2017

Fashion Review: Redefining the Female Silhouette at Comme des Garçons

PARIS — Being only the second living designer to be selected for a solo show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute is the kind […]