We explore Francesca Granata's academic research on Martin Margiela's early work.
Time in the Early Work of Martin Margiela
Commes Des Garçons and the Kawakubo Dress
We consider Rei Kawakubo's dress design philosophy.
1981: Paris Meets Tokyo
We explore the influential Paris 1981 show in which Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto debuted their designs in Europe.
The Origins of Deconstructionism in Modern Fashion
We review the origins of deconstructionism in fashion and its relation to the Japanese designers.