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Dover Street Market

The names Uniqlo and Comme des Garçons may rarely feature in the same sentence – never mind the same building. But sitting in the west wing of the newly restored 1946 Ginza Komatsu department store in Tokyo, just opposite the world’s biggest Uniqlo, is the first international outlet of London’s Dover Street Market by Comme des Garçons.

Since opening in the British capital eight years ago, Dover Street Market has acquired a cult following with its art-fashion mix and collections handpicked by founder Rei Kawakubo. Explaining why…



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