One of the fashion industry’s most quiet and most humble superstars does not hail from what we all know a fashion capital to be. Yohji Yamamoto is from Tokyo, and for decades, he has been the driving force behind a cultural and visceral aesthetic which only can come from the mind of this man.
For almost a decade now, Yamamoto has been collaborating with athletic super brand, Adidas, on my favorite designer sport collection simply named, Y-3. Marrying form, function and a designer silhouette, the collection has been a cult favorite across the globe.
Now, the life of this genius has been documented in a film entitled Yohji Yamamoto: This Is My Dream, directed by Theo Stanley and produced by Chrissa Theodore. The film follows Yamamoto over the days leading up to his Y-3 Spring/Summer 2010 collection while examining the inner workings behind the inspiration of his work.
Now if only he would cast me in his next show…