Yohji said on his Facebook page before the show: "Films don't have to be always about drama... This is a story that could be summarized in just a few words." The same could be said for the collection, and those few words were emblazoned in silver threads across the clothes: YOHJI YAMAMOTO,...

Yohji Yamamoto was in a pensive mood, his quintessential blackness pervading most of the looks on the runway. The invitation itself was a crumpled piece of paper, as if had been discarded in a mailbox instead of a trash can. The clothes, too, had a feeling of rip-it-up-and-start-again, as if...

The School of Form and Function–Continuing his own stake at the timeless classic, Yohji Yamamoto delivers a spring 2012 collection with a scholarly apeal. Bringing together the oversize jacket with pleated skirts and cut away layers, an honest presentation progresses to reveal a joyous use of...

For spring 2017, he summoned all the elements that make up the profile of a renegade: harnesses on trim suits or checked shirts, ankle boots, fishnet tops, a palette dominated by black and hazard-warning red, plus black nail polish on ultra-skinny boys who darted through a colorful carnival...

Stopping short of putting tents on her models, Miuccia Prada had the great outdoors in mind for spring. Colorful parkas and jumpsuits defined the men's collection, accessorized with everything from plastic sandals and backpacks to water bottles and flashlights. But it wasn't just camping (or...

Yohji was an accordion-pleat scribbled image that looked like a Christopher Wool painting with plenty to say, covered in provocative Yamamoto soundbites such as 'Give me one more chance,' 'Don't be body-shaming,' and 'too old to die.' It was suitably cryptic, and gave little away as to...

For his spring 2017 offering, Rick Owens' expectedly unexpected set of inspirations included a Hyacinthe Rigaud portrait of Louis XIV, but you'd be hard-pressed to find the slightest trace of nostalgia or historicism in this beautiful collection. A modernist who shares that denomination with...

Here, our WOA (work of art) picks from the Paris men's shows... Thom Browne Thom Browne Givenchy Givenchy Dries Van Noten Dries Van Noten Comme des Garçons Comme des Garçons Yohji Yamamoto Yohji Yamamoto Walter Van Beirendonck Walter Van...

With an acoustic guitar soundtrack that we take to be Yohji Yamamoto himself, the boys walked in mostly suited looks. But, as ever, the devil was in the details. Shirt collars were explored in ways that we have never seen before, at times dripping like paint running down a wall, and at times...

Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp graduate Glenn Martenschose a boat in the Seine River for his stage as he showed the Spring 2017 collection for Y/Project, the edgy, under the radar collection that never disappoints. Inspired by a strange mix of references – pirates, island vibes, lock...

 

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