Commes des Garçons
By Lizzy Bowring

WAR & PEACE Paris: Military uniforms of 14th century Europe informed Rei Kawakubo’s menswear collection. Graphic netting and scattered embroideries provided a delicate contrast to …

Jun 28, 2014
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WAR & PEACE
Paris: Military uniforms of 14th century Europe informed Rei Kawakubo’s menswear collection. Graphic netting and scattered embroideries provided a delicate contrast to cropped suit silhouettes with details like brass buttons and flap pockets. — Anna Jane Davis

Key Items: Openwork sweater / Pinstripe shorts suit / Military jacket / Latticework jacket

Color: Black / White / Grey / Olive / Pink / Navy / Burgundy / Lavender

Materials + Trim: Openwork knits / Mesh / Suitings / Shirtings / Silk blends / Leather / Netting

Print + Pattern: Leopard / Honeycomb motif / Stripes / Messages of peace

Accessories + Footwear: Krakow shoes – a style of footwear worn in 14th century Europe with long, curled toes

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