Yohji Yamamoto brought Japanese Fashion into the limelight during the Mercedez-Benz New York Fashion Week. Â He presented his Spring/Summer Collection 2011 in collaboration with Adidas. Â Y-3 shows the avant garde taste of Yohji Yamamoto. Â He’s able to maintain his signature style into the latest Y-3 Collection.
The show proved to be electrifying with a rock and roll theme. Â The runway was captivating with its mirror panels. Â The Duke Spirit even made the show more explosive with their performance. Â Y-3 owned the stage with its rebellious and astounding artful designs. Â Although the rock and roll element have been quite abused these days Yohji retains its freshness through his well made designs. Â He never fails to surprise everyone with his flair.
If you’ve been a Y-3 fanatic you probably know the life story of Yohji. Â But if quite unfamiliar with his biography here is a little information of how he came to “Yohji Yamamoto”. Â He Â was born in Tokyo and graduated from a prestigious fashion school. Â He started designing women’s clothes during the 70’s. Â Years later he began to create a name for himself by setting up his own company. Â His designs attracted fashion enthusiasts and he finally achieved stardom during his Spring/Summer Collection 1983 in Paris.
Yohji’s design uses the basic colors – black, white and navy. Â He adds some splashes of color every now and then with his designs. Â His designs are plain looking compared to other collections but what separates him from them is the sophistication he puts in each of his collection. Â The depth and volume of his designs makes each piece a timeless and classic work of art.