In the news: The avant garde Japanese fashion brand, Comme des Garçons is set to join forces with the high street chain, H&M.

"I have always been interested in the balance between creation and business" says Creative director of Comme des Garcons Rei Kawakubo who will design the collection for H&M.

Kawakubo will design a women’s and a men’s collection, as well as a capsule range of pieces for children. Also included will be an exclusive unisex fragrance and accessories.

H&M will host the world launch of the collection in Rei's native home Japan, at the opening of their second store in Tokyo this autumn.

In the past H&M has collaborated with many fabulous designers: collections by Stella McCartney, Karl Lagerfeld and Viktor and Rolf.