Eva Georgiou, Esvie ContributorFashion Designer When does a Japanese Law student become an international fashion designer? When that designer is Yohji Yamamoto. This distinctive designer is known for his advent- garde style and free spirit, frequently creating designs far removed from...

The Fashion Space Gallery of the London College of Fashion is displaying a Yohji Yamamoto exhibition until 10 July 2011. The retrospective is organised in collaboration with Yohji Yamamoto company and the Victoria and Albert Museum. On display are ideas of process, inspiration and journey in...

To coincide with the retrospective exhibition of Yohji Yamamoto's work at London's Victoria and Albert museum (12 March-10 July 2011),SHOWstudio.com showcases a unique discussion between three collaborators who helped shape the visual identity of Yamamoto in the1980s, alongside an interview...

As part of the V&A retrospective, an installation by Yamamoto can be seen at the Wapping Project (until 14 August 2011) and an exhibition exploring the lifecycle of one Yamamoto garment – from design to catwalk – entitled Yohji Yamamoto at Work is on at Fashion Space Gallery at the London...

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...

Recently we have been to the latest "V&A Fashion in Motion" by Yohji Yamamoto" at the V&A in the Raphael Gallery. This event features Yamamoto's S|S 2011 collections,including menswear which was inspired by the V&A textile archives. The garments are modelled by real-life couples, an idea...

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...

Flat shoes, sneakers and laced boots made the footwear of Yohji Yamamoto Spring/ Summer 2012 collection. Even the bride that closed the show was wearing a pair of sneakers. See the video from Yohji Yamamoto Spring/ Summer 2012 fashion show: ul class="SearchTerms">

A new fashfilm is ready for your fashion hungry eyes: a documentary about Yohji Yamamoto and his designing ways. The fashpeople, my modest, amateur self included seem to bear an eternal fascination with dark personalities. Especially if their darkness is creative. So, to explain and to feed...

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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