“Yōji Yamamoto is an influential Japanese fashion designer based in Tokyo and Paris. Considered a master tailor alongside those such as Madeleine Vionnet, he is known for his avant-garde tailoring featuring Japanese design aesthetics.
Yamamoto has won notable awards for his contributions to fashion, including the Chevalier of Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon, the Ordre national du Mérite, the Royal Designer for Industry and the Master of Design award by Fashion Group International.”-Wikipedia
Yamamoto granted a rare interview to the BoF to discuss his highs and lows, and wisdom, from a career spanning more than 40 years. Watch the interview below.
Photocredit: Yōji Yamamoto/DesignCodeBlack