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DESTRUCTURED CLOTHES, ON THE BORDER WITH THE ABSURD – Rei Kawakubo, the great Lady of the Japanese avant-garde

Doing things never done, but with a strong image In 2017, the Metropolitan Museum of New York dedicated an exhibition to her, collecting her most iconic items. Three-dimensional and exaggerated dresses, unconventionally also made with overlapping materials. She had studied art and literature, had become an advertising and finally a stylist. Born in Tokyo on an October day in 1942, …

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ONE THING, TO BE BEAUTIFUL, MUST NOT BE BEAUTIFUL – Rei Kawakubo: I do not feel happy when a collection is understood too well.

When fashion is a way of expressing what you feel towards life. Small boutiques continue to be found through to Aoyama and Daikanyama, where the atmosphere is more subdued compared to Shibuya https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3007.html, around Shibuya Station. Arriving, you too can find another the large shopping district, birthplace of many of Japan’s youth fashion trends, home of some well known trend …

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