Met Ball 2016 Archive

The Met Ball for 2017? Lumps, bumps and black thanks to Rei Kawakubo

Rei Kawakubo will become only the second living designer to have an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, in May 2017. Following Yves Saint Laurent in 1983, Kawakubo is arguably as influential. The designer, who founded her label Comme des Garçons in her native Japan in 1969 and began showing her collections in Paris in 1981, has been the figurehead of all …