To collectors of Comme des Garçons, Junya Watanabe and Gosha Rubchinskiy, there are a few stores on earth that brings a certain joy and euphoria, but nothing can compare to the Comme des Garçons Market Market sale in Paris.

If you’ve ever collected something, you know there are certain items or pieces that you simply never stop looking for. For me, the list is long, expensive, rare and signed by Rei Kawakubo with numerous AD’s. Finding rare and often forgotten gems from the Comme des Garçons archive at -70% off seems almost like a dream and JUST too good to be true. However, it’s not—the Comme des Garçons Market Market is a rare occasion for fans of the Comme des Garcons empire to revisit some of their favourite collections from the past, and possibly bring them home. This season, Comme des Garçons Market Market is taking place in Pantin, just outside Paris. For this occasion, a round-trip on opening day is needed and my mind won’t stop thinking about what is there, what will be available in my size, what is in my price range and if I'll find the items I’ve been so desperately craving for several years. Will I be able to bring them home with me? Or will they be ripped out of my hands by someone with a higher, unquenchable thirst for Comme des Garçons?

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