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Frightful Fashion

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Rei Kawakubo, head designer for Comme des Garçons, is attempting to scare the pants off of you. No, not with her withering stare and painfully sharp haircut (See: Right), but with her clothes. She told WWD, "The more people that are afraid when they see new creation, the happier I am." Not to worry, Rei, we're duly terrified. [WWD]