COMME des GARÇONS PLAY x Converse Pro Leather Collection

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Following up to its popular collaborative COMME des GARÇONS x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 collection released earlier this year, the two iconic brands come together once again for a distinct footwear collection. This time around, Converse’s Pro Leather silhouette is reworked with CdG PLAY’s unmistakable heart logo.

The range features four variations that include two low-tops and two high-tops. Featuring a varying palette of black, white and red, the leather uppers feature the embroidered chevron logo distinct to this Converse model. A clean white rubber sole rounds off the look.

The collection currently retails between $135-140 USD and is available now at select retailers such as Feature and Dover Street Market.

COMME des GARÇONS (Japan) launches new “DOT” perfume

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Newly added to COMME des GARÇONS’s extensive range of scents — and following last year’s “GIRL” collab with Pharrell and KAWS — is “DOT” from the Japanese favorite.

Capturing “the mysterious scent and allure that penetrates the air of a park filled with Osmantus trees in bloom,” the scent boasts top notes of bitter orange, pepper, and leafy greens as olibanum enhances a bottom of white amber woods.

100 ml bottles are available now from London’s Liberty for £87 GBP (approximately $130 USD).

Comme des Garçons’ Rei Kawakubo high fashion concept store Dover Street Market to open on Singapore’s Dempsey Road

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Dover Street Market, an edgy fashion retail and concept store conceived by Comme des GarçonsRei Kawakubo, will be opening its first Singapore outlet in Dempsey.

Kawakubo’s conceptual multi-brand retail outlet will be setting up shop in the near future as COMO Lifestyle recently purchased two blocks from the Singapore Land Authority and Singapore Tourism Board. Based on the plan laid out in COMO’s bid for the location, the DSM outpost will be incorporated alongside a bevy of food and beverage establishments as a Jean-Georges Vongerichten restaurant and bar, local Peranakan restaurant Candlenut and new COMO Cuisine concept will all be located on the site.

A timetable for an opening is currently unknown so stay tuned for further details as they become available.

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