Rei Kawakubo is a Japanese fashion designer, founder of Comme des Garçons. With no training in fashion design, she created clothes with a modus operandi more familiar to conceptual art than to fashion. Despite her radical approach, or maybe because of it, Comme des Garçons is today a great success, commercially as well as artistically. Forty years later, she’s still at the forefront of fashion, doing her very own thing with the same uncompromising ideals and method.
The stores are nothing less then impressive. Here some examples
The moving pavilion of Comme des Garçons in Paris:
Los Angeles Store: