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 and yohji yamamoto for『PAPER』magazine, september 2008
"I find beauty in the unfinished and the random . . . I want to see things differently to search for beauty. I want to find something nobody has ever found . . . it is meaningless to create something predictable"- Rei Kawakubo
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Rei Kawakubo for Vogue Paris http://en.vogue.fr/fashion/profile/diaporama/rei-kawakubo-for-vogue-paris/38215
Rei Kawakubo AW 1983 http://www.kci.or.jp/archives/digital_archives/detail_205_e.html An example of the way that textiles can be used not as decoration but as a way to express a conceptual idea.
"Fashion's Purest Visionary: Rei Kawakubo" The NY Times T Style Magazine Holiday 2013 Photographer: Paolo Roversi
Rei Kawakubo by Paul Van Riel, 1982
Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons, Spring / Summer 2007
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