Yohji Yamamoto

From Yohji Yamamoto to Euphoria: How I Learned to Cast Outsiders

Casting director Jennifer Venditti has a keen eye for captivating characters. She’s responsible for discovering the talent behind some of the coolest and most idiosyncratic TV shows and movies of recent years: Euphoria, Uncut Gems, and Good Time, to name a few. (You can thank her for introducing the world to both Angus Cloud and Wayne Diamond.) Before that, she started her career in the fashion world, street casting everyday people. Today, A24 is releasing her book, Can I Ask You a Question: The Art and Alchemy of Casting, a compendium of reflective essays and raw casting shots. Here’s an exclusive excerpt, in which she writes about finding meaning in her work while scouting for Yohji Yamamoto in the ’90s.
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Irène Silvagni, Former Creative Director of Yohji Yamamoto, Dies in Paris

Click here to read the full article. PARIS — Irène Silvagni, the former creative director of Yohji Yamamoto and fashion editor of Vogue Paris, died Thursday after a long illness. Silvagni was born and raised in Paris, and began her career at Elle magazine, before moving into the Vogue universe, first as European editor for the U.S. edition and later as the fashion editor of Vogue Paris. During her time at the magazine she was known for championing then-unknown photographers such as Peter Lindbergh, Steven Meisel, Bruce Weber, Paolo Roversi and Ellen von Unwerth. She was known for her visionary embrace...
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Commercial Observer

Japanese Fashion Designer Yohji Yamamoto Returns to SoHo in US Reentry

The Japanese luxury fashion brand Yohji Yamamoto is back stateside — in SoHo to be exact — more than a decade after it left, Commercial Observer has learned. Yohji Yamamoto snagged 2,300 square feet for 10 years at 52 Wooster Street at the southeast corner of Broome Street, just a few blocks from its former SoHo shop at 103 Grand Street, according to Sinvin Real Estate’s Christopher Owles and Sarah Shannon, who brokered the deal for the tenant and the landlord, respectively.

Yohji Yamamoto Drops Citizen Ana–Digi Temp Watch Collab

Yohji Yamamoto has a taste for the finer things. The Japanese designer doesn't dabble in cheap finery, which is evident from handling his exquisite mainline fare. It's why it made sense for Yamamoto to remix Hublot's Big Bang a couple times — elevated timepieces deserve an elevated collaborative partner.

Yohji Yamamoto x Dr. Martens 1490 Hidden Zip: Release, Info

Editor's Notes: Yohji Yamamoto and Dr. Martens are back at it with a new collaboration. The duo, boasting a history that stretches over a decade, revamp the English footwear giant's 1490 10 Hole Boot. The mid-calf, lace-up silhouette — slightly taller than Dr. Martens' hero eight hole boot — is...

Yohji Yamamoto Gives the adidas Y-3 IDOSO BOOST a Minimal Makeover

Known for his contemporary aesthetic, Yohji Yamamoto has reworked the adidas Y-3 IDOSO BOOST with neutral hues. The upper’s overlays around the toes are crafted from smooth black leather. Sticking to the minimal theme, the synthetic side panels also come in black, as well as the quarter panels and Three Stripes branding. Elsewhere, Y-3’s signature logo can be found on the tongues in a tonal look. The cream-toned bulbous, half-sphere heels and BOOST cushioning round off the footwear style.

Yohji Yamamoto RTW Spring 2022

Regal, romantic — and relevant — Yohji Yamamoto’s collection was also a statement about global warming — not that anyone watching the show would necessarily have noticed. The clothes, all of which were black, were just too distracting. Long, draped dresses with high waists and low necklines had a neoclassical...

Yohji Yamamoto Designed the World's Coolest 'Evangelion' Merch

Key Pieces: The layered coats and balloon pants are quintessential Yamamoto, but the oversized T-shirts are the perfect middle ground between the Japanese designer and the Evangelion franchise. Buy: Yohji Yamamoto's web store and Ground Y stores in Japan. Pre-orders begin July 16 for distribution in late August. Editor's Notes:...

YOHJI YAMAMOTO POUR HOMME Spring Summer 2022 Collection

Fashion brand Yohji Yamamoto presented their POUR HOMME Spring Summer 2022 Collection, with a 18 minutes video directed by Takay, on June 24th, as part of the ongoing digital Paris Fashion Week. The collection explores the brand’s heritage with deconstructed and oversized shapes, and brings light and airy pieces. With the SS22 collection Yamamoto wants to represent all people – from all social categories. The collection also captures Yamamoto’s feelings and anger in a poetic way, and shares his vision of people in the streets.

Yohji Yamamoto x CASETiFY Drop Gothic Flower iPhone Cases

Permanently keeping a finger on the pulse of smartphone style, CASETiFY has spent the last few years attaining iPhone case dominance by issuing collaborations with fashion labels and pop culture franchises alike. To partner with CASETiFY isn't just to release a special smartphone accessory — it's to align with a who's-who of contemporary muses. Yohji Yamamoto is the latest name to join the fray, issuing a trio of restrained, yet colorful, cases for the iPhone 11 and 12.

A Former Patternmaker for Yohji Yamamoto and Calvin Klein Launches a Line of Her Own

We tend to split designers and brands into two categories: those who make “runway collections”—the mind-bending, trendsetting stuff that challenges and inspires us—and those who make wearable, quietly luxurious clothes that prize fit, fabric, and craftsmanship. Ashlynn Park is the rare talent who can do both, offering garments that are otherworldly yet accessible, and studied down to the last stitch.


This season, Yohji Yamamoto’s Autumn/Winter 21-22 collection will be exclusively online on their offical website and on the FHCM website. The collection, inspired in a dark punk spirit, reveals 19th century long and elegant fitted dresses and corsets, mixed with oversized deconstructed jackets and coats. Giving the impression of being unfinished, the garments compliment the dark, stormy and poetic atmosphere. Yohji-san questions himself about the future, and expresses his vision of our world in his own romantic and punk way.

Yohji Yamamoto RTW Fall 2021

Yohji Yamamoto went digital for fall, showing a kind of hybrid film and look book that included info about the fabrication of pieces popping up as interstitials. Clocking in at 23 minutes (it is Yohji, after all), the show featured the designer’s voice and songs, with Japanese photographer Takay’s eye capturing the poetic layers in motion.