Rei Kawakubo by Paul Van Riel, 1982

"The machines that make fabric are more and more making uniform, flawless textures.

rei kawakubo and yohji yamamoto for『PAPER』magazine, september 2008

JULY A September 2008 Paper Magazine picture of Japanese fashion designers Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto.

Rei Kawakubo for Comme de Garcon

SS 1997 Comme Des Garcons - ”Dress becomes body” ph Kishin Shinomaya for visionary

Comme Des Garcons (Japanese, founded 1969), Rei Kawakubo (Japanese, born 1942). Ensemble, spring/summer 2013, Prêt–à–Porter. Ensemble: machine–sewn ivory cotton twill and canvas with white elastic and hand–gathered and –sewn attachments; skirt: machine–sewn, hand–pleated ivory cotton twill. Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope. #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute

Comme des Garçons S/S 2013 RWT Rei Kawakubo ensemble of machine–sewn ivory cotton twill and canvas with white elastic and hand–gathered and –sewn attachments;

Inspiration Images for Subtraction Pattern Cutting | The Cutting Class. Comme des Garçons from Jane Magazine August 1998

Ann Demeulemeester Belgian fashion designer Audrey in Ann Demeulemeester Dress, photographed by Satoshi Saikusa for Jane Magazine, 1998

Model Dorothea Barth Jorgensen in Comme de Garçons FW 2012/13 by photographer Charlotte Wales for "Vision China." via models

Oversized florals by Comme des Garçons - Dorothea Barth Jorgensen by Charlotte Wales for Vision China, styled by Clare Byrne.

Rei Kawakubo raids the furnishings for what to wear, come the Revolution…

#SuzyPFW: Comme des Garçons: 18th-Century Punk

A First look at the Costume Institute’s Comme des Garçons Catalogue

A First look at the Met’s Major Comme des Garçons Retrospective

A sneak peek at the new photographs created for the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between catalogue.

Rei Kawakubo never seizes to amaze and delight in all that she creates. Her A/W collection for 2012 was just that, a visual theatre of models in oversize f

Comme Des Garçons - The Future is Two Dimensional

Comme Des Garçons "The Future is Two Dimensional" Catwalks. These coats sold out immediatelyy all over the world!

Rei Kawakubo.  (川久保 玲, Kawakubo Rei, born 11 October 1942 in Tokyo) is a Japanese fashion designer, founder of Comme des Garçons.

Rei Kawakubo, Rei of light

omgthatdress: “ Ensemble Rei Kawabuko for Comme des Garçons, 1983 The Kyoto Costume Institute ”

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Tavi Gevenson in Rei Kawakubo for Pop Magazine. Inspiration for fancy dress / costume. Pom pom makers at the ready.