Rei Kawakubo

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Full NameRei Kawakubo
Date of BirthOctober 11, 1942
Place of BirthTokyo, Japan
EducationFine Arts and Literature at Keio University
OccupationFashion Designer
Notable LabelsComme des Garçons
SpouseAdrian Joffe
Career HighlightsFounder of Comme des Garçons and Dover Street Market; Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Early Life and EducationOldest of three children; Studied the history of aesthetics at Keio University; Began career in advertising before venturing into fashion design
Career (1969-2004)Founded Comme des Garçons in 1969; Introduced a men’s line in 1978; Gained fame for anti-fashion and deconstructed garments
Notable AchievementsKnown for challenging established notions of beauty; Launched Comme des Garçons Parfums line; Published her bi-annual magazine ‘Six’

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