Inside Yohji Yamamoto's Fashion Philosophy" But while most of the media derided them — telling the pair to go back to Japan — the buyers, always looking for something new, Yamamoto explains, were enthralled.
Since then, Yamamoto developed a dedicated global following, and today his two main lines Yohji Yamamoto and Y's are stocked...
How To Wear Green This Season (Without Looking Like A Soldier) "But green was seen on the runway at designers as diverse as Lemaire, Valentino and Yohji Yamamoto," says Damien Paul, head of menswear at MATCHESFASHION.COM. It appeared on everything from suiting to souvenir jackets to, in Craig Green's case, patch-pocketed karate coats. And such variety...
Sydney Loves Fashion: Fashion Recap: FGI Fall/Winter Trend Event Shown above: Miu Miu, Yohji Yamamoto.
Layered Textures - The mixed media trend for spring was just a prelude of what was to come. For fall 2016, contrasting textures dominated the runway and offered fresh pairings for the new season. Velvet, fur, fringe, leather, lace, satin, embroideries,...
The Best Invisible Lace Trainers
Speaking of Y-3, the sneaker project where Yohji Yamamoto experiments with bonkers silhouettes, this season he's decided to ditch laces entirely.
The Country Zip takes a Yamamoto signature – adidas' trio of stripes replaced with dangling string – then swaps the laces for a zipped upper....
The Art of the Show Invite
Comme des Garçons and Cindy Sherman mailer, 1994 ($850)
Comme des Garçons invitation, spring 1996 ($150)
Comme des Garçons invitation, fall 1993 ($175)
Comme des Garçons invitation, spring 1992 ($200)
Yohji Yamamoto invitation (art by Marc Ascoli), spring 1985 ($195)
Paris Fashion Week Highlights
Floral abstraction at Comme Des Garçons
Printed luxury at Louis Vuitton
Going to the disco with Isabel Marant
Black on Black at Yohji Yamamoto
The return of construction at Balenciaga
Late night couture glam at Saint Laurent
Ancient Egypt at Givenchy
Hot Pink at Chanel
Yohji Yamamoto: Bag it Up Hey, what about this completely covert Yohji Yamamoto Bakery Clutch? Crease Japanese paper with a velcro closure perfectly negotiates my avant-garde and practical impulses – and my French literature will do just fine in the luxurious red textile inside. Besides, I've always wanted to try to...
These Y-3 QR Runs Are So Beautiful We Almost Want To Go Jogging The three-strips sub-label, Y-3, where Japanese design maven Yohji Yamamoto creates grail designs like some sneaker-mad scientist, has put out some of the best (and occasionally most unwearable) trainers of the last decade.
Not least the QR, which hits that sweet spot between futuristic...
8 Ways To Wear All-Black-Errrthing From Yeezy to Yohji Yamamoto, this humble piece has become the go-to casual choice and, like any popular garment, has a price point to suit all.
Classic shapes are being countered with oversized billowy alternatives from the likes of Vetements (one to look out for) to break the status quo –...
Education, Education Report 2015 A former classmate of Yohji Yamamoto and the teacher of Junya Watanabe, Kosugi has been with the school for 35 years. "Every student, whether they're studying design or merchandising, has to study this first. To know the body well is very important."
Indeed, the mannequins are one aspect of
Top 10 Autumn/Winter 2015 Menswear Buys The mushrooming array of hook-ups between high fashion and sports brands should be your first stop, especially if your tastes are more outré – kicks from adidas x Rick Owens and the Yohji Yamamoto-helmed Y-3 are especially high impact.
If you're more minimalist, then look to brands like...
Top 10 Shows of Spring — Tim Blanks
Yohji Yamamoto Spring/Summer 2016 | Source: Indigital
Once loved to death, Yohji had fallen from his privileged place in the hearts of the fashion crowd (save for a bunch of die-hard fans) for some time now. However, Mr Yamamoto is back with a vengeance and the crowd screaming
Yohji Yamamoto Spring 2016The 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....
The Gym Kit That Works Outside Of The Gym
But realising that there's little point building a model's physique if you're going to hide it, the range is cut in physique-flattering silhouettes, from hoodies with nipped waists, to show off your V-shape, to tapered joggers that would sit as happily over a pair of Yohji Yamamoto-designed...
Fall Looks Inspired by the Scheming School Girls of Cinema
Veronica (Winona Ryder) in Heathers (1988)
Yohji Yamamoto vintage suspender skirt $781.72 at Farfetch or similar Band of Outsiders Trompe l'Oeil Suspender dress $158 at Shopbop, $19.19 Floral Statement Brooch at The Limited, Molly T-Bar Flat Shoes, $22 at Asos, Acne Studio Mohair Off the...
Style Lessons We Can Learn From Streetwear Guys You could be a hypebeast repping Palace and Stussy; a rudie in Savile Row tailoring and pork pie hat; or a menswear jedi in Yohji Yamamoto and Rick Owens. But the likelihood is that you know
It's time to ditch the blinkers. You may be trussed up in bespoke Kilgour, but that doesn't mean you...
The Luxury Men's Trainer Brands You Should Know
With a little help from adidas, Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto started designing under futuristic collaborative label Y-3 over ten years ago, putting a firm focus on innovation through sportswear.
As a result, its trainers are alternative to say the least, with pumped up soles, graphic...
*SALE HUNT* Atelier New York End of Season Sale We're talking Spring/Summer '15 collections from Chloé, Acne, Carven, Ann Demeulemeester, Balmain, Maison Margiela, Moschino, Yohji Yamamoto, and many more. Discounts on said labels will be 50~70% off the price tag. Though you will need to travel to the far west of Manhattan to shop this...
Why You Should Be Getting Your Beauty Inspo From the Men's Runways
Yohji Yamamoto Spring 2016
Add a few more colors and you've got a pretty striking look for Pride Week.
Walter Van Beirendonck Spring 2016
Walter Van Beirendonck's "Electric Eye" collection stayed very on-theme with cartoonish makeup to match the babycore clothes. Way cooler than cliché...
Adidas Originals adds four '90s-inspired designs to its Tubular line Galway has also helped launch some of the most famous collaborations to date including those with Stella McCartney, Yohji Yamamoto (Y-3) and Adidas by Rick Owens.
For this line of footwear, Galway wanted to create trainers that belonged to a new generation of radical shoes, and focused on the...