Comme Des Garçons Homme Plus: AW16 Menswear
The armour of peace. That’s what Rei Kawakubo declared her intention was, for winter, for her for Comme Des Garçons’ garçons. She showed articulated plate armour-style suiting blooming with brocades and topped with hairpieces threaded with roses. Kawakubo may have a forceful creativity, but she isn’t one to wage war. Rather she proposed armour not as defence, nor for attack, but for decoration, using the notion to wrap and patch her suiting, fashioning an engaging multifaceted surface of textile.1066 never looked so chic.