Yohji Yamamoto: Autumn Winter 2014/15, Menswear

Elle Saint Deveil

“My inspiration: after I die.”-Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto: Autumn Winter 2014/15 Menswear Collection was an intimate showing of what he considers to be ‘life after death’. Vibrant roses against dark-leathery fabrics. Skulls against flowers, snakes against patterns. It was more like life accumulating with death. Models were adorned with colorful hair extensions, while draped in layers of ‘punk-inspired’ high fashion. This was a true show, in fact. And no, not for the tattoo-loving fashionistas, but for art lovers everywhere. Which is what my last post, current post, and future posts (on Menswear in Paris Fashion Week) will be about. As a graphic designer, I’ve fallen deeply for high fashion designers who’ve implementing mixed media in their collections this season. And this season, do we see a lot of graphic-influenced pieces!? It’s practically an art gallery showing on those runways, from MSGM (one of my favorites!) to Xander Zhou to Alexander…

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