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...

Susan Tabak home It's not every designer who can dress men in voluminous culottes and still have them look masculine–let alone rugged–but that's just what Yohji Yamamoto accomplished this week in Paris. Perhaps it had something to do with the casting: there were men of all shapes, sizes and...

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...

haven't been a fan of Yohji Yamamoto before as his punk-themed collections were not my style at all. But for Spring/ Summer 2012 the designer created much lighter and feminine pieces. One of fashion critics who attended his show supposed Yamamoto might be in love. The opening look of Yohji...

In a departure from the decidedly futuristic look of the designer's adidas-assisted Y-3 range, Japanese great Yohji Yamamoto has teamed up with Dr. Martens to create his own take on the British brand's signature boot for Spring/Summer 2014. Created to celebrate the anniversary of Yamamoto's...

After seasons of dissecting and adorning his signature taut gray suits in elaborately staged spectacles in an industrial space in the north of Paris, Thom Browne decided to show his summer 2018 collection in the ritzy glass courtyard of the Ecole des Beaux Arts. How better to make a...

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...

A nod to military was there in the patched pockets and the boiler suit, a familiar sight on the Yamamoto runway. With total sartorial confidence, he also reveals his sense of humor more and more each season, referencing himself in both words and images, and even playing parts of the...

Yohji Yamamoto's Spring Summer 2013 collection read like the story of war, from the innocence of fresh recruits through the dark hours, the bloodshed and mourning, the glimmer of hope for rebuilding. Finally slipping back into black, maybe as "normal life," soft jackets and slip like skirts...

 

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