COMME des GARCONS Fall/Winter 2012 Stars Wallet Collection

COMME des GARCONS Fall/Winter 2012 Stars Wallet Collection

COMME des GARCONS has crafted three new wallets exclusively for Parisian outpost colette. The pieces are made from black polyurethane with zippered closures and a multicolored stars motif throughout, offered up in your choice of two pouches in different sizes or a wallet that offers both card and bill slots in addition to a coin pouch with a buttoned closure. The collection can be purchased both in-store and online now from colette.

Coming Soon | Dover Street Market New York Store

Coming Soon | Dover Street Market New York Store

The New York Times reports Rei Kawakubo is looking to open a DSM New York as the designer recently came to Manhattan to scope out a few different locations. With the multibrand Comme-owned stores already calling London and the Ginza district of Tokyo home, opening a space in New York is something a lot of folks have been anticipating. The New York DSM will be in an area where there are no other fashion stores in hopes of revamping the identity and culture of the area.

Fall/Winter 2009: Junya Watanabe MAN x The North Face

Fall/Winter 2009: Junya Watanabe MAN x The North FaceFall/Winter 2009: Junya Watanabe MAN x The North Face

Highsnobiety turns us to Comme des Garcons Junya Watanabe MAN’s collaboration with The North Face to craft a few pieces for the current F/W season. “Complementing their hunting and outdoor inspired offering of the season, they produced in collaboration with The North Face a vest in several colorways, as well as two coats. The North Face logos are embroidered tonal and nice details include corduroy and leather patches through out the collection”. Like the pieces? You can grab them now at Japanese-based Reinforce.

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Baracuta x Junya Watanabe Commes Des Garcons: Cotton Gingham G4

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Baracuta has become known for its exclusive collaborations with high-end labels and designers alike. Renowned for his avant-gard style, Junya Watanabe has been named as “on of fashion’s greatest innovators” and you can see why with this limited edition jacket. 

This cotton gingham G4 has a white Baracuta logo buttons as well as Baracuta Vintage and Junya Watanabe branding. 

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Collaboration Heaven: The Monocle Shop in London

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Monocle is known for organizing debates on design and architecture, and creating exclusive fairs as well. Now, they’re first shop in Marylebone, London is filled with amazing collaborations that keep us as intrigued as we have been in their previous endeavors. Brands include Comme des Garçons, Porter, Valextra and Drakes London and the shop has an exclusive products area, with a variety of items from CDs to stationery to travel guides. Plus, if you are familiar with their magazine, they have all the issues published to date. One of our favorite pieces is an exclusive Tokyo poster-guide created in collaboration with Louis Vuitton.

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