Entitled ‘People of the Year by Comme des Garcons and SWITCH’, this capsule collection celebrates eight people from various fields who have been inspiring for their work and accomplishments: Nobuyoshi Araki, Naomi Osaka, Kotobuki Shiriagari, Stormzy, Kazuyo Sejima, Shuntaro Tanikawa, Patti Smith and Ichiro Yamaguchi.
Designed by Rei Kawakubo, this project features items of clothing with their contributions of art and inspirational messages.
Born in March 1997 in Chuo-ku, Osaka. Naomi Osaka debuted as professional tennis player when she became 14 years old, the age at which one is qualified to play in professional tournaments. She won the US Open in 2018 and 2020, and the Australian Open in 2019. She is the first Asian athlete to be ranked No.1 in the world ranking in 2019.