COMME des GARÇONS PLAY with its iconic heart logo, is arguably the most recognizable of the COMME des GARÇONS empire’s many different diffusion lines. The beloved peeping heart image was designed by Polish artist Filip Pagowski. It is one of the most popular CdG sub-labels along with BLACK CdG, COMME des GARÇONS HOMME, and CdG HOMME PLUS.
Untied to any season, the youthful casual luxury brand includes CdG heart-logoed T-shirts, hoodies, accessories, and fragrances. It has spawned several high-profile collaborations, notably their ongoing series of Converse COMME des GARÇONS must-haves, along with BAPE, Nike, Jordan, Louis Vuitton, and Matt Groening.
COMME DES GARÇONS PLAY, the sub-label of the iconic Japanese clothing brand COMME des GARÇONS, was founded in 2002. The accessible PLAY line has amassed a considerable fan base since, making its wearer “instantly part of the cult Comme des Garçons club.”
Early celebrity trailblazers include Justin Timberlake, Pharell Williams, Kanye West, and Rihanna. COMME des GARÇONS PLAY is today’s best-selling clothing line, which you can cop at their online store, Dover Street Market, and Selfridges, to name a few.
Paris, France and Tokyo, Japan.
The founder of COMME DES GARÇONS PLAY is Rei Kawakubo.
The current CEO of COMME DES GARÇONS PLAY is Adrian Joffe.
The spelling of COMME des GARÇONS PLAY is like comb-de-garr-sawn-play; alternatively, here you can find a video of how to pronounce Comme des Garçons.
Converse Chuck Taylor’s and Converse sneakers generally run big. The same applies to Converse x COMME des GARÇONS PLAY Chuck 70 and Converse x COMME des GARÇONS PLAY One Star collaborations. So, it is recommended to go half a size down when purchasing CdG PLAY sneakers.
You can buy COMME des GARÇONS PLAY at Dover Street Market or order directly from their online store.
The original brand COMME DES GARÇONS was founded in 1969 by fashion designer Rei Kawakubo in Tokyo, Japan, and its sub-label COMME DES GARÇONS PLAY was added in 2002.
The two iconic labels, Converse and COMME DES GARÇONS, teamed up to released their first collaboration – it was an instant success and quickly sold out.
Following the initial success of the Converse and COMME des GARÇONS collaboration, CdG and Converse released a new capsule in limited numbers, sold via Converse’s online store.