Comme Des Garçons

Comme Des Garçons


Born on 11th October, 1942, Rei Kawakubo is a fashion designer from Tokyo, Japan and the creator of Comme des Garçons.
She did not attain a degree in fashion designing but has studied literature and art at Keio University. After graduation, she was employed in a textile firm and also did freelance styling in 1967. Later, she founded her own company and opened her first fashion store in 1975. Her brand started off with female clothing and within three years, she introduced menswear as well. Soon she began presenting her collections at different season shows in Paris and by 1982 opened a boutique in the city of Eiffel Tower.