Is there something in vogue extra traditional — some may even say staid — than a strand of pearls?
Not when Rei Kawakubo will get concerned. Mikimoto allowed the maverick designer to have her method with its cultured beauties, to which she added extra swags, meaty silver chains — and even a Comme des Garçons emblem appeal.
The seven-piece assortment is on show in the present day at 6 Place Vendôme — a pearl’s throw from Mikimoto’s flagship Paris boutique — throughout couture week, additionally a showcase for effective jewellery.
Priced from about $3,000 to almost $40,000, the co-branded necklaces are to be offered from mid-February in Mikimoto’s flagships in Japan, plus Comme des Garçons boutiques in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Paris and New York and 5 Dover Road Markets, retail emporiums that mingle Comme des Garçons with an eclectic vary of manufacturers.
It’s the newest thrust into jewellery for Kawakubo and her husband Adrian Joffe, president of Comme des Garçons Worldwide and chief govt officer of Dover Road Market.
Kawakubo mentioned pearls immediate myriad associations, and “line up alongside diamonds when it comes to worth.”
“If we discuss ladies’s jewellery, one often considered pearls. Not too long ago I’ve seen how males additionally look good after they put on pearls — the
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