Comme des Garçons

Comme des Garçons is a Japonese fashion label created in 1969 by the stylist Rei Kawakubo. Each collections present more than about ten different lines are designed by Kawakubo, but also Junya Watanabe, Fumito Ganryu, or the stylist Tao Kurihara. The brand was launched in Tokyo by Rei Kawakubo in 19691 and the company was created on 1973 in Japan. Comme des Garçons has knonw a lot of success with its feminine collections in the 1970s and added a men's fashion line in 1978. In 1981, the launch of Comme des Garçons in Paris provoked extraordinary controversies around the dominant use of the black colour and the unusual fabrics. During 1980s, Comme des Garçons clothing was often monochromatic or asymmetric.