Yohji Yamamoto

Costume Designer, Fashion designer

1943 –

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Who is Yohji Yamamoto?

Yōji Yamamoto is an award winning and influential Japanese fashion designer based in Tokyo and Paris. He is considered to be a master tailor, alongside those such as Madeleine Vionnet and is known for his avant-garde tailoring featuring Japanese design aesthetics.

His more prestigious awards for his contributions to fashion include Commandeur of Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon, the Ordre national du Mérite, the Royal Designer for Industry and the Master of Design award by Fashion Group International.

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Born
Oct 3, 1943
Tokyo
Also known as
  • Yamamoto Yōji
Children
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Keio University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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