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...

Yohji Yamamoto walks the runway and tips his hat to the audience at the show's end The diminutive designer–still going strong at age 67–made a tour of the room at show's end. He's perhaps better-known in Europe than he is in America, although his collaborations with other brands (such as...

Sleeveless white felt dress with large collar, Autumn/Winter 1996-7 On view through July 10, 2011 at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, Yohji Yamamoto is a retrospective of the visionary Japanese designer's works from throughout his forty-year career. Yamamoto rose to fame in the early...

I 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...

The grand Salon in Hotel de Ville was not the usual kind of space for a Yohji Yamamoto show. We are used to seeing him in more modern settings, but then the invitation did feature an aging pair of hands that could have been his own. He seemed to be in a particularly pensive mood....

Yohji Yamamoto's invitation simply stated "Same spot as usual!" — a reference to the venue, his building on Rue Saint Martin that houses the Paris office. But perhaps he was also, in typical style, riffing on his own legacy. His collections always seem to unfold on the runway, and we often...

The "Boots" t-shirt is part of a range of goods Yohji Yamamoto has designed exclusively for the V&A in conjunction with current retrospective exhibition on the designer. The tee features a graphic print of Yohji Yamamoto's beloved military boots, which he is seldom seen without. A key part of...

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...

John's Center 330 West Street between Houston and Spring Streets New York ABOUT ADIDAS & YOHJI YAMAMOTO CELEBRATE TEN YEARS Y-3 S/S 2013 Men's & Women's Runway Show and Live Stream hosted by Hilary Alexander 'My desire was and still is to make sportswear elegant and chic. With...

 

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