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Tokyo’s Ginza district has the distinction of being Tokyo’s original upmarket shopping destination, some of the most expensive real estate in the world, the first to feature electric street lighting, the first with modern department stores, the first with stores that allowed customers to wear shoes inside the premises, the first to host luxury European brands. During Japan’s golden ’bubble’ years Ginza was the city’s glitzy playground, its stores raking in phenomenal earnings from cashed up citizens.

Times, though, have changed.

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In the world of fashion, COMME des GARÇONS (コム・デ・ギャルソン) is unique: having recently celebrated its fortieth year in business, it remains one of the world’s most avant-garde fashion houses and continues to innovate in its approach to the design, marketing and selling of its creations: like its brilliant creator Rei Kawakubo (川久保 玲), it lives by its own rules.

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