There's only a week left to see the Barbican's 30-year survey of Japanese fashion innovation, featuring design greats Issey Miyake, Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto. Here's our review.
Who are the people who are changing the contemporary design landscape? What are the products, organisations and ideas that everyone will be copying in the immediate future?
Call it the anti-flagship. Dover Street Market is the latest retail venture by Comme des Garcons founder and designer Rei Kawakubo – and it turns the notion of the luxury fashion emporium on its head.
Guerrilla Retailing means setting up temporary, ad-hoc shops in unlikely locations, and it’s being used by fashion label Comme des Garcons to infiltrate parts of 20 cities that are off the haute couture radar.