This week Vogue Nippon, in collaboration with avanteguard Japanese fashion house Comme des Garcons, celebrated the launch of “Magazine Alive”, their new pop- up shop in Tokyo’s trendy Aoyama district. On hand to fete the event were some of Japan’s most prolific fashion editors, artist Takashimi Murakami (who designed the second floor of the shop […]
However, no Vogue event would be complete without a visit from the Kaiser of fashion himself- Karl Lagerfeld, who whipped together an original window display featuring mannequins clad in silver lame and miniature dolls in quilted outfits just for the pop-up. The genuine curiousity and excitement this event has generated in the design community could foreshadow a new age of collaborations between magazines and Fashion labels, a symbosis so obvious it almost seems overlooked.
Below are two of the limited T-shirts by Martin Margiela (left) and Takashi Murikama (right) available for now exclusively through Vogue Nippon.