Brands

Comme des Garcons

Comme des Garcons: the avant-garde Japanese label presents its stylish, practical and colourful line of wallets that are another great addition to the company’s rich heritage. Simple in their design and made of high quality materials this range conveys the fashion-forward ethos of the brand.


 

August 1st 2011

Airborne By Hussein Chalayan


Comme des Garçons is celebrated for its ever-growing line of unconventional fragrances and respected for its collaborations with leading creatives. The company’s latest release is a fragrance created in collaboration with Hussein Chalayan. Having followed Chalayan’s career since his graduation from Central Saint Martin’s in 1993, Rei Kawakubo and her husband Adrian Joffe have since…

March 17th 2011

The Most Action-Packed Fashion Week In History


Fall 2011 may have been the most action-packed Fashion Week in the history of action-packed Fashion Weeks: So says Hint Mag. Why? Dominatrix Effect: for fall several designers dove headfirst into the dungeon, sending out a seemingly endless parade of fashion dominatrixes outfitted for every taste imaginable. These ranged from Maison Martin Margiela’s intellectual doms,…

December 17th 2010

Visvim At 4


Long before Muccia Prada initiated “Made In” to educate consumers and designers about craftsmanship and artisan skills, Japanese designer Hiroki Nakamura used product education as a catalyst for his brand Visvim. Releasing two collections a year each submitted with a dissertation, Nakamura’s idea is connected to an academic approach of discovery, emphasizing the new materials…

December 13th 2010

The History Of Contemporary Art Fashion Vol. 2 In Paris


The museum Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris is exhibiting “The History of Contemporary Art Fashion vol. 2 1990 & 2000 until May 2011. One hundred and fifty designs were selected from the most emblematic collections of the decade 1990-2000 which includes: Azzedine Alaïa, Chanel par Karl Laggerfeld, Hussein Chalayan, Junya Watanabe, Lanvin par Alber Elbaz,…

August 12th 2010

Studio Toogood For Comme Des Garcons


London interior designers Studio Toogood have installed a pile of boxes decorated with multi-coloured electrical tape at the Comme des Garcons Aoyama flagship store in Tokyo. The project is Studio Toogood’s second cooperation with the fashion label, following their Sneaker department at Dover Street Market in London last year. Inspired by the deconstructed plaids found…

July 20th 2010

Comme Des Garcons Wallets


We are really looking forward to receive these beautiful premium leather wallets by Comme Des Garcons, soon to be available at 4. It’s a more luxury departure for CDG accessories. Check them out at 4 from September 2010! Image source: Highsnobiety

June 3rd 2010

'Wonderwood' Short Film by Comme Des Garçons


For it’s new fragrance, Wonderwood, Comme des Garçons has created a very enigmatic short film. The featurette, directed by the English duo Brothers Quay, tells the tale of a man who “loved trees more than words could say.” In typical Comme style, this translates into a hallucinogenic stop-motion journey featuring a busy woodpecker, wood sprites, parquet flooring…

May 7th 2010

Launch and Screening of 'Wonderwood' by Comme des Garcons, London


To mark the launch of Comme des Garcons’ latest fragrance ‘Wonderwood’, the Quay Brothers produced a film of the same name which was screened in London for the first time last night. For those curious about the new CDG scent,  ‘Wonderwood’ is made up of Oud, Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Cypress wood and Gaiac wood with notes of Patchouli, vetyver,…

April 26th 2010

Undercover by Jun Takahashi & Comme Des Garcons Fragrance


Undercover, the ‘cult label’ of designer Jun Takahashi has launched a debut duo of fragrances with Comme des Garcons called ‘Holygrace’ and ‘Holygrapie’. Holygrace is described as “a perfume of elegance, soap freshness and poison” whilst Holygrapie  reflects “the smell of babies, kindness and sensuality”.  This fragrance is available at 4 soon, please reserve ‘immediatement’ to…

March 1st 2010

Opening Ceremony & Project 8 at the Ace Hotel, New York City


Yours truly, a certain hardworking intrepid 4 correspondent was in NY recently and stayed at The Ace Hotel which we can definitely recommend. We were there the very same day the hotel opened it’s very own ‘travel’ Opening Ceremony store, as well as Project 8’s creation No. 8a. We attended the party of course and indeed became the second O.C.…