Comme des Garçons (also known as CDG) is a Japanese fashion label founded and headed by Rei Kawakubo in Paris. The label began in 1969 and the company was founded in 1973. Its French flagship store is in Paris. It also establishes country-wide and world-wide store chain for various lines of products, including Dover Street Market, in major cities such as London, Melbourne, Hong Kong, New York City and Ginza. Other than fashion, it has expanded its business to jewelry and perfume.