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Black Comme des Garçons

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112 Tenth Ave., New York, NY 10011 40.743998 -74.006812
nr. 17th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-463-8100 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Products & Services: Handbags, Menswear, Womenswear

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Official Website

blackcdg-ny.blogspot.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm; Sun, noon-6pm

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at 18th St.

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags

Clothing

  • Menswear
  • Womenswear

Profile

Embracing the throes of the recession, Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo opened this open-ended pop-up shop in June 2009 to showcase a more affordable spinoff line, Black. Prices here start at around $80, roughly half the starting point of the original line. The small, modern space matches the label’s minimalist design, adorned only with black and white clothing and floor-length mirrors. Despite the basic color palette, the apparel features trendworthy cuts and silhouettes—harem pants, skirts layered over leggings, ruffled tuxedo-style blazers, and asymmetrical jackets—in addition to more accessible checked and polka-dotted tees, button-downs, and silk skirts. The pop-up is expected to remain open for the duration of the recession (it was originally projected at around 18 months).

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