A Stitch in Time: The Met Looks Back at Designer Rei Kawakubo

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Rei Kawakubo is a world renowned designer, known for adding edgy twists to conventional styles.

Rei Kawakubo design

Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art & Paolo Roversi

This year’s spring Met Costume Institute exhibition will showcase her work — going all the way back to her first Paris runway show in 1981 and exploring how she blurred the line between genders and geographical styles. As in years past, the exhibition will also set the theme for the fashion red carpet of the season, the Met Gala, which takes place May 1 before the exhibition opens May 4.

Last modified: July 27, 2017