A story as delicately rendered as the designer’s tailoring.
Yohji Yamamoto’s name is synonymous with the rise of Japanese fashion: from the 1981, his designs have stormed the Paris runways with their dogged focus on draping and avant-garde aesthetic. Despite a career boasting collaborations with Hermès, Takeshi Kitano, Adidas, and Wim Wenders, Yamamoto Inc. was hit hard by the global financial crisis, and filed for bankruptcy in October 2009. By the end of the year, the company was reinvigorated and Yamamoto was back on his feet.
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