Emerging in the '80s with a class of heralded Japanese designers including Issey Miyake and Rei Kawakubo of COMME des GARÇONS, Yohji Yamamoto continues to wield considerable influence in the global fashion firmament. His Fall/Winter 2015 men's presentation at Paris Fashion Week was a showcase...

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...

Yamamoto, much like in his menswear and previous Spring collection, made us think again about the silhouettes and modes of construction that we have become so accustomed to expecting. The soft spoken designer is one of the pioneers of reinventing the wheel, so to speak, in fashion, and he has...

Yohji Yamamoto Fall 2011 | Paris Fashion Week Yohji Yamamoto's rebellious fall 2011 Yohji Yamamoto's cotton candy haired protagonist brought high fashion street wear to the fall 2011 season. With kaleidoscopic prints, fish netting and even wire hoop skirts for a dramatic effect–Yamamoto's...

Yohji Yamamoto 2012 Fall/Winter Collection Avant-garde Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto continues to focus on volume, draping and layering to actualize his latest collection for Fall/Winter 2012. Drawing inspiration from an array of Napoleonic themes fused with traditional English...

For our review of Yohji Yamamoto's Fall 2011 collection and more pics, click more The best thing about Yohji Yamamoto's fall 2011 runway show was the variance of models. In a fashion world so besought with slim and slimmer, it was awesome to see Yohji select models who were of average build...

Recently, Yohji Yamamoto has been uncharacteristically talkative. And today was no exception, as he waited backstage to greet people, and discuss (albeit cryptically) the show. He spoke of things being "under construction" and, reading between the lines, how people shouldn't be afraid to wear...

Raw Sophisticate–Yohji Yamamoto has always possessed the fine ability of being able to take honest garments and lend them a regal spirit, whether cut from luxurious fabrications or crafted on the mend with anything but riches on the mind. The fall/winter 2012 season is no different. Somehow,...

Yamamoto's Silhouette – Yohji Yamamoto kept it drapey for his fall 2012 collection shown during Paris Fashion Week. A story of layers, autumn introduced one of Yamamoto's most accessible outings yet with body conscious shapes in primary colors of red, black, white and dark blue. Heavy...

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...

 

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