Founder and creative director of i-D magazine, Terry Jones, delivers this short biography on the life and work of Japanese fashion designer, Rei Kawakubo, head of Comme des Garçons. Part of Taschen’s series on Fashion, the Rei Kawakubo book collects background and imagery from photographers including Paolo Roversi, David Bailey, and Emma Summerton; as well as interview by Jones and others. 2013 sees Taschen releasing more books in the series with focus on Vivienne Westwood and Yohji Yamamoto for starters.
Pre-order the Rei Kawakubo from Amazon. Delivers in December.