Designers at Symphony
Comme Des Garcon, Comme Des Garcon
Iconic fashion house Comme Des Garcon, in Japanese コム・デ・ギャルソン and meaning “Like Boys” was founded in Japan in 1973 by Rei Kawakubo. Kawakuba and her husband Adrian Joffe own the company, which encompasses apparel, accessories, perfumes and stores all over the world, including the iconic Dover Street Market. The Comme aesthetic is notoriously avante-garde and deconstructed. For Spring/Summer 2013, the latest collection entitled ‘Crush’ expresses the strength that results when things are crushed: in crushing different pieces and parts of garments together something new is formed (new pattern, new garment). Many of the garments contain 3-4 pieces crushed together and each was crushed by hand.