One of my friends posted a link to this perplexing Comme Des Garcons garment on her Facebook wall the other day, asking if anyone could explain it to her. I’ve been looking at it for, like, six hours total now, and I still have no idea why it exists. I mean, it kind of looks like a strap used for archery, but there’s nowhere to put the arrows, and I don’t know many archers who would splash out so much extra money for red sequins. It’s officially titled “Sequin Top” but it doesn’t cover any of the areas a top traditionally covers. Also it costs over $400, even on sale. Whyyyyy? [$423, Farfetch]
The supermodel — and new Mrs. Giovanni Ribisi — attended a gala screening of the movie “Pusher” in London Thursday night, and at first I was totally into the white Comme Des Garcons dress she wore. But on closer analysis, it looks a bit too boxy and mumsy for fantastic Deyn. Incidentally, Deyn plays a stripper named Flo in the movie — it’s her first acting role. What do you think of Deyn’s CDG look?
Comme des Garçons uses the buddy system for its spring 2011 collection. [WWD] Keep reading »
Clearly a fan of the odd collaborations of late, Comme des Garconnes is now teaming up with Apple Corps Ltd. (the dudes who manage The Beatles’ legacy) to put out a line of Beatles-inspired Comme des Garconnes bags. No images are out yet, but the collection debuts in London in November, then in Tokyo before distribution opens up. We’re hoping and assuming the sure-to-be-interesting bags will make their way overseas and into our closets. These have serious collector’s item written all over them. But not literally, we hope. [WWD] Keep reading »
While we’re still not sure how we feel about men in tights, couture designers like John Galliano, Comme des Garçons, and Etro are putting men in skirts and sending them down the runway. And we’re not talking tribal Scottish kilts here either — a woman could easily wear these duds for dudes. The designer taste makers claim the look of a skirt for men has been catching on all over Europe this past season and now they have been showing off the menswear trend during the Spring/Summer 2009 Fashion Week in New York.
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