The Gone Library
Deconstructionism

Time in the Early Work of Martin Margiela

Time in the Early Work of Martin Margiela

We explore Francesca Granata's academic research on Martin Margiela's early work.

Commes Des Garçons and the Kawakubo Dress

Commes Des Garçons and the Kawakubo Dress

We consider Rei Kawakubo's dress design philosophy.

1981: Paris Meets Tokyo

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

The Origins of Deconstructionism in Modern Fashion

We review the origins of deconstructionism in fashion and its relation to the Japanese designers.