Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1943. He studied law before turning to fashion, and cut his teeth making clothing for his dressmaker mother and her friends. He launched his own company in 1972 and showed his first collection in Tokyo. In 1981 he debuted in Parisand has been awarded the French Chevalier de L'Ordre des Art et Lettres, Yamamoto is also the recipient of the International Award given by The Council of Fashion Designersof America. He currently lives in Japan and relaxes by...See more