Breaking News: Rei Kawakubo Partners with Hermès

Creative director of “Comme des Garçons,” Rei Kawakubo, is collaborating with Hermès to design two limited edition collections of scarves aptly named “Comme des Carrés.” she’ll be experimenting with abstract motifs to reinterpret the traditional Hermès designs.

“I have always had an immense respect for Hermès’ tradition and artisanal know-how,” Kawakubo told Womens Wear Daily.

There will be two different collections; “Noir et Blanc,” which is exclusive to Comme des Garçons New York, Paris and Tokyo locations and is based on black & white designs. The other, which is named “Coleurs” will be available for purchase at the Dover Street Market locations in London and Tokyo, and will include colourful geometrical shapes and flashy prints.

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