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The Comme des Garçons Centrefold, Starring Raquel Zimmermann

As a historic exhibition dedicated to Comme des Garçons opens at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, we look back to Raquel Zimmermann's centrefold for the S/S17 issue of AnOther Magazine

“I felt it was impossible to make something new if I thought about making clothes in the usual way. So I tried once again, as with the last six collections, to think about not making clothes as such, and this time I had the idea of making the clothes invisible, as if they were not there, as if they were part of their surroundings or objects within themselves” – Rei Kawakubo

Hair Tomo Jidai at Streeters; Make-up Mark Carrasquillo at Art Partner; Model Raquel Zimmermann at Viva London; Casting Noah Shelley at AM Casting; Manicure Megumi Yamamoto at Susan Price NYC; Photographic assistants Kris Shacochis, Maru Teppei, Nick Brinley, Nick Krasznai; Digital tech Nick Ong; Styling assistant Rosie Arkell-Palmer; Hair assistant Yusuke Miura; Make-up assistant Ai Yokomizo; Post-production Dtouch; Production Gracey Connelly at Craig McDean Studio

A version of this article originally appeared in AnOther Magazine S/S17.