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Entitled the The Art of In-Between , the museum show—for which this year's massive Met Gala will be held—celebrates the work of the Japanese designer and her "ability to challenge conventional notions of beauty, good taste, and fashionability. To the capital 'F' fashion-informed, Kawakubo is the ultimate renegade designer, the inventor of silhouettes and techniques that make audiences question everything they know about conventional clothes. While her clothing might not be to everyone's taste, she's thought of as a visionary who ignores what clothes should be and instead treats the whole medium more as an artist, rather than a designer—which is why seeing her work in a museum context is so exciting to many people. She's also the first living designer since Yves Saint Laurent in to get a monograph show.
COMME des GARÇONS
Vetements has been a major player in the fashion collaboration game this year. Just this summer the brand put on a runway show consisting solely of collaborations 18 in total , featuring brands like Hanes, Alpha Industries, and Levi's. And this week it released a new link-up in a seemingly unlikely tribute—meaning you may want to know the backstory before you buy one.
Later on, she found her passion in fashion and gradually entered the industry as a freelance stylist. This also marks the first Japanese brand in Paris Fashion Show. As Kawakubo tries to challenge the fashion industry, she tends to not showcase wearable pieces in her runway shows.