Where the runway meets the street

NYT’s Suzy Menkes has written a great retrospect on the eve of  Comme des Garçons 40th anniversay and the launch of their “temporary brand called ‘Black.’ “Rei Kawakubo created black as the color of fashion’s rebel yell. She might have pronounced later, in her enigmatic way, that “red is the new black” and made that vivid color — checkered or regal — part of her repertoire.”

Well worth a read over at New York Times.

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