Rei Kawakubo

Owner of Comme des Garcons


Toyko, Japan

October 11, 1949

Where she designs now

Aoyama, Tokyo

What are her designs famous for?

Austere and sometimes deconstructed garments


She is untrained, although she has studied fine arts and literature at Keio University.

What are the focus of her garments?

An anti-fashion look and "Hiroshima" chic.