dress from his autumn/winter 1991 collection for £36,000 (Dh215,000)and the Passion for Fashion sale on March 17 included a black cutwork weave coat from Yamamoto's spring/summer 1983 collection, that was estimated at £800-£1,000 but fetched £4,600. For Yamamoto, who prefers the term...

Has it been ten years already? Is the question one of my all time favorite designers Yohji Yamamoto be asking himself. Indeed it has, his sporty diffusion range Y-3 last week celebrated the decade-long partnership with something a little more exciting than the token ten-year gift of tin. In...

Yamamoto at the V&A, red and black boiled wool jacket and skirt, Autumn/Winter 2009, Photography Nick Knight Art Direction Peter Saville via here. Yohji Yamamoto at the V&A. 12 March – 10 July 2011 Exhibition Court, V&A Museum. Japanese fashion designer, Yohji Yamamoto has become...

Yohji Yamamoto has long been a much-loved designer in all of the fashion capitals ever since his Fashion Week debut in the beginning of the 1980s, a decadent and exciting time for fashion. Since then he has consistently pushed the boundaries of avant-garde and created collection upon...

The Yohji Yamamoto exhibition, which explores the work of this idiosyncratic and ground-breaking designer. Fabric, he said, 'is everything'. This deep interest in textiles is at the heart of his approach to design. The main exhibition space houses over 60 creations and a multi-media...

Last week I was went to the V&A to watch Fashion in Motion featuring the work of Yohji Yamamoto. It was very much a continuation from the exhibition and featured work from the Spring/Summer 2011 collections. The models were real life couples (so cute!) an idea which Yohji had first put into...

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,...

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...

Image courtesy of Motilo blog "Born in Tokyo, Yohji Yamamoto set up his own company Y's Incorporated in 1972. His work has been fêted for challenging the conventions of fashion, the playful pieces feature asymmetric cuts and unusual silhouettes. His collections are also recognised for...

 

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