She adds, "The young labels do not intend to be anti-fashion nor anti-luxury; they are just different. They represent an alternative to the homogeneity and, indeed, the hegemony of fashion today."
"They are stepping onto the road less travelled – just like what Kawakubo’s been doing – going along a new path in search of the new. In the month of Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons, why don’t we all be a little rebellious?"
On that note, we list down all the rebels of the moment that you need to know, from the fashion's international indie giants in The Originals to our own local activists in Change The World.
Get to know the top models/role models in Model Behaviour, beauty brands' ambassadors in Beauty Activators and check out our picks of masculine timepieces for the ladies in A Gentleman's Touch.
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