I-D Magazine latest issue celebrate Rei Kawakubo’s creative resistance in this Mario Sorrenti-shot editorial starring captivating new face Adut Akech.
There was something incongruous about the beginnings of Rei Kawakubo’s spring/summer 18 Comme des Garçons show. The season was full of artist collaborations, but Kawakubo’s appropriation of nine artists seemed to reflect the jumpy attention spans of modern life. From the contemplative gentility of Mignon’s floral still lifes and the subtle ink strokes of 16th century Japanese monk Sessun Shukei, we switched to E-Boy’s pixel landscapes, the skate culture art of Stefan Marx, and the cartoonish faces of Serge Vollin staring back at you like colourful emojis… Read more on I-D here
Photography: Mario Sorrenti
Fashion director: Alastair McKimm
Make-up: Kanako Takase at Streeters using Nars Cosmetics
Model: Adut Akech at The Society
Adut wears all clothing Comme des Garçons.