A Compelling Collection from Commes des Garcons

Post fashion editor Robin Givhan says that the power of designer Rei Kawakubo's collection was that it didn't deny the existence of sadness and pain but rather allowed them to coexist with beauty. Junya Watanabe's collection was uplifting, while Christophe Decarnin for Balmain evoked exasperation and Olivier Theyskens for Nina Ricci, dismay.

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