Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto

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Founded 1972
Industries Fashion
Headquarter Tokyo, Japan
Yohji Yamamoto is the eponymous brand of Japanese designer, Yohji Yamamoto. His most commercially successful line is Yohji Yamamoto (men’s and women’s) and Y’s. Other principal lines include Pour Homme, Costume d’Homme, and the diffusion line ComingSoon. He has collaborated with a number of brands, including adidas (Y-3), Hermès, Mikimoto and Mandarina Duck; and with artists such as Tina Turner, Sir Elton John, Placebo, Takeshi Kitano, Pina Bausch and Heiner Müller.

1977

1st Collection in Tokyo.

1988

Opened Yohji Yamamoto Aoyama Shop.

2002

Appointed as Creative Director for Y-3
Yohji Yamamoto Pour Homme Debuts Strapped adidas High-Tops
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Yohji Yamamoto Pour Homme Debuts Strapped adidas High-Tops

The special sneaker is separate from Y-3.

Yohji Yamamoto Pour Homme Rejoins New Era for Logo-Laden SS19 Capsule
Fashion

Yohji Yamamoto Pour Homme Rejoins New Era for Logo-Laden SS19 Capsule

Repurposing the designer’s signature tag into understated branding.

Yohji Yamamoto Revamps Dr. Martens' Classic Derby With Monk Straps
Footwear

Yohji Yamamoto Revamps Dr. Martens' Classic Derby With Monk Straps

With an eye-watering price tag to match.

Y-3's Latest Runner 4D Gets a Splashy Red Makeover
Footwear

Y-3's Latest Runner 4D Gets a Splashy Red Makeover

In addition to new technical details.

Yohji Yamamoto Distills Three Decades of adidas History in Y-3 FW19 Runway
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Yohji Yamamoto Distills Three Decades of adidas History in Y-3 FW19 Runway

Showcasing several new sneakers alongside the clothing.

Yohji Yamamoto FW19 Is Next-Level Victorian Styling
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Yohji Yamamoto FW19 Is Next-Level Victorian Styling

Inverting militaria regalia into ragamuffin chic.

Y-3's SS19 Campaign Explores "Innovation, Technology & Functionality"
Fashion

Y-3's SS19 Campaign Explores "Innovation, Technology & Functionality"

The lookbook was shot at a Los Angeles shipyard.

Y-3 Drops Super Takusan In Clean White Colorway
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Y-3 Drops Super Takusan In Clean White Colorway

An avant-garde take on the adidas Superstar.

Yohji Yamamoto's Y's PINK Drops Tie-Dyed, NASA-Inspired Capsule
Fashion

Yohji Yamamoto's Y's PINK Drops Tie-Dyed, NASA-Inspired Capsule

Unusual graphics for the Japanese maestro.

EMPTY R _ _ M Returns With a Grail-Filled "VOL.4 -18AW-" Editorial
Fashion

EMPTY R _ _ M Returns With a Grail-Filled "VOL.4 -18AW-" Editorial

Featuring Helmut Lang, COMME des GARÇONS, UNDERCOVER, Raf Simons and more.
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