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Video Tour of Rei Kawakubo at the Met

Video Tour of Rei Kawakubo at the Met staff

For its 2017 show, the Met Costume Institute honors Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo with a massive retrospective of her work. The Japanese designer is known for her fanciful avant-garde creations, many of which stretch the boundaries (literally!) of traditional couture. See a video tour of the exhibit above.

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The Met Fifth Avenue honors Rei Kawakubo, whose clothes are both art and fashion.


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