T, The New York Times Style Magazine: Rei Kawakubo – Fashion’s Purest Visonary

Rei Kawakubo is about to redefine shopping in New York City.

Her latest collection for Comme des Garçons is strange, beautiful, singular and, for most of us, unwearable. Yet fashion’s most powerful provocateur is also one of its savviest commercial minds. With the opening this month of Dover Street Market New York, the sleepy neighbourhood of Kips Bay is poised to become the epi-center of the city’s fashion map. [T, The New York Times Style Magazine]

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