Tag Archives: Comme des Garçons

Martin Margiela: Silhouette Transformations

The influence of Martin Margiela on today’s fashion world cannot be underestimated: his challenge to the status quo of the fashion system, the status of the designer, model and the concept of the garment itself have changed the industry forever, and the consequences are still widely felt today. By looking at the designer through these […]

Rethinking the Body: Comme des Garçons and Georgina Godley

 “Not what has been seen before, not what has been repeated, instead, new discoveries that look towards the future, that are liberated and lively.” Press release Comme des Garçons 1997 Recently, MoMu acquired an original spring-summer 1997 Comme des Garçons dress, from the emblematic ‘Body Meets Dress’ collection by Rei Kawakubo at the Didier Ludot […]

Body meets dress, dress meets body

MoMu just acquired this dress from the iconic ‘Body meets dress, dress meets body’ collection of Comme des Garçons spring summer 1997 at the Sotheby’s auction of Didier Ludot this Wednesday. We are happy to add this ‘Lumps and bumps’ dress in which Rei Kawakubo proposed radical new body shapes with padding and cushions which […]

Visionaire N°20 Rei Kawakubo

Our library is happy to announce that it has acquired a copy of the legendary Visionaire n. 20 edited by Rei Kawakubo “20 Comme des Garçons” for its archive. The issue was printed in limited edition and reveals itself as a visual dialogue with the eponymous brand designer Rei Kawakubo, who answered questions with a […]

Stephen Jones’ Rococo

The third theme of Stephen Jones & The Accent of Fashion, Rococo, is introduced by an enlargement of the ‘Damn That Feels Good!’ hat from Jones’s Autumn/Winter 1999-2000 collection.