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Apparel designer

Yohji Yamamoto, Japanese apparel designer.

Background

Yamamoto, Yohji was born in 1943 in Tokyo.

Education

Graduate, Keio University, Tokyo, 1966. Graduate, Bunkafukuso Gakuin, Tokyo, 1969.

Career

Designer Y's For Men, since 1971, Yamamoto, since 1977, Y's For Women, since 1973, Y-3 Addidas collection. Chief Executive Officer Yohji Yamamoto Inc. Costume designer Opera de Lyon production Puccini's Madame Butterfly, 1990, Wagner Opera Tristan and Isolde, 1993, Kanagawa Art Festival Opera Susanoo, 1994, Ryuichi Sakamoto's Opera Life, 1999, Takeshi Kitano's film Brother, 2000, Takeshi Kitano's film Doll, 2002.

Chief organizer Worldwide Karate Association.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Talking to Myself, 2002. Designer (one-man shows) Juste des Vetements, Musee de la Mode, 2005.