Yohji Yamamoto Spring/Summer 2011: Religious damnation?

At first glance, Yohji Yamamoto's Spring/Summer 2011 collection, presented yesterday at Espace Vendôme in Paris, was just another in the long line of displays of the master's great skill. Yamamoto is the go-to designer for garments blending the line between their supposed function and metamorphosis into an architectural object, but this collection is - as ... Read more

Kenzo's voyage around the world

Kenzo toga dress of bourette silk: supple drapes, restrained colors and simple lines, of Ancient Roman inspiration, Spring/Summer 1983 Travel has been the biggest source of inspiration for Kenzo Takada since the very get-go of his career. After he had read in a scholarly text that traditional costumes from all over the world are essentially ... Read more