Comme des Garçons Collaborates with H&M for Autumn

commesdesgarcon_020408.jpgThe suspense is over. For autumn, H&M will collaborate with, Comme des Garçons.

Founder and head designer of the Japanese label, Rei Kawakubo will create a capsule collection for both women and men, childrenswear, accessories for the high street retailer, and will throw in a unisex fragrance too.

Of the partnership, Kawakubo said,

“I have always been interested in the balance between creation and business. It is a dilemma, although for me creation has always been the first priority. It is a fascinating challenge to work with H&M since it is a chance to take the dilemma to its extreme, and try to solve it”.

We wonder if the collection will generate the same buzz that Cavalli did for H&M last year? Time will tell.

The launch is scheduled for the beginning of November at the opening of H&M’s second store in Tokyo, Japan. Expect to find the collection in a store near you a few days later.

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