The second week of April 2017’s best Instagram moments from the style department are clearly dedicated to the industry’s trailblazers. In celebrating Rei Kawakubo’s eye for the avant-garde and unconventional, The Costume Institute will host the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition. Approximately 150 examples of Kawakubo’s womenswear for Comme des Garçons dating from the early 1980s to her most recent collection will be on display at the retrospective exhibition from 4 May 2017.
Louis Vuitton also proved it can make homeware just as covetable as its ready-to-wear.The Maison showcased its Objets Nomades series at the Salone del Mobile 2017, working with some of the industry’s most known designers for the cause. Besides the Campana Brothers who made a comeback, the collection also sees works by India Mahdavi and Tokujin Yoshioka this year.
The Met will host a retrospective of some of Rei Kawakubo’s best womenswear pieces for Comme des Garcons.
“The Costume Institute’s spring 2017 exhibition “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between,” opens in one month. The thematic show will feature approximately 130 examples of Kawakubo’s womenswear for Comme des Garçons dating from the early 1980s to the present. Rei Kawakubo (Japanese, born 1942) for Comme des Garçons (Japanese, founded 1969). The Infinity of Tailoring, autumn/winter 2013–14; Courtesy of Comme des Garçons. Photograph by © Collier Schorr #TheMet #CostumeInstitute #MetKawakubo #ReiKawakubo @metcostumeinstitute“
Louis Vuitton taps top designers for its new furniture collection, such as the Campana Brothers and Patricia Urquiola.
See the collection now during the #SalonedelMobile in Milan”