After the completion of her graduation, Rei kawakubo started working in the advertisement department at the textile company. She then worked as a freelance for a while and later started to design her own clothes under the label like Some Boys and Comma des Garcons.
Rei's career took a further step after she began working as the founder of Comme des Garcons and Dover Street Market. Her company focused in anti-fashion, austere and deconstructed garments and further expand with women’s clothes, men’s clothes. kawakubo presented her designs in the Paris fashion event.
Kawakubo holds a Japanese nationality and belongs to a white ethnicity. Rei married her boyfriend, Adrian Joffe; he is the current CEO of Comme des Garcons and Dover Street Market. Before Joffe, Kawakubo involved was in the relationship with her boyfriend Hiroshima Chic; a fashion designer of Yohji Yamamoto.
Popular fashion designer Kawakubo earns a good amount of salary through her profession, although the exact figure of her net worth is not revealed yet, looking towards her lavish lifestyle she must have a net worth in over million dollars.