Ever the iconoclast, Comme des Garçons founder Rei Kawakubo has a singular vision—to create clothing that comforts the wearer and challenges the beholder—and she continues to push her compelling, avant-garde experiments into reality.
Established in 2015 by London College of Fashion MA graduates Liushu Lei and Yutong Jiang, this Shanghai-based independent womenswear label is known for a girly yet subversive aesthetic.
Founded by Jun Takahashi in 1993 while he was a student at Tokyo's Bunka Fashion College, the cult Japanese label draws on Takahashi's punk-influenced beginnings to create pieces that are irreverent, utilitarian and refined.
The iconic Swedish multidisciplinary fashion house was cofounded in 1996 by Jonny Johansson, whose "Ambition to Create Novel Expression" ("Acne") has produced a line of pared-back classics with a modern edge.
Lean into the ease of versatile, comfort-focused pieces you'll wear layered now and solo later from Undercover, Totême, Loulou Studio and more.
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