For his F/W13 2013 collection Yohji Yamamoto named, "August Sander, the revered German photographer from the early twentieth century, as a starting point. In keeping with his previous collections, volume and layering were key elements.”

Yohji Yamamoto

YOHJI YAMAMOTO

Fiercely uncompromising about quality and design, Yohji Yamamoto earned a nod from Japan’s Ministry of Economy in 2005 for his high-market brand. The moody menswear collection (born in 1984 from the original “Y” label) celebrates romance and fashion history, but never convention. The New York Times described Yohji’s collection best: “Mr. Yamamoto likes to dissolve sartorial boundaries.” Towing the line between somber and sensual, his critically acclaimed casuals do exactly that.