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Yohji Yamamoto SS19 Was a Noir Masterpiece

Posted On: Jun 21, 2018   |   Posted By: Hypebeast

Yohji Yamamoto SS19 Was a Noir Masterpiece

Yohji Yamamoto doesn't merely design black clothing. Though he is generally recognized as the godfather of modern-day dark clothing, Yamamoto has been expanding his oeuvre for years, tapping bold, brilliant colors and unapologetically loud prints for extra impact - Spring/Summer 2019 continues that trend, without sacrificing the classic cuts that Yamamoto is recognized for.
For the warm weather, the Japanese designer introduced a collection of overwhelming volume, balancing enormous coats with graceful, expansive trousers and lengthy shirting. Nothing unusual for Yamamoto, but this range distinguished itself with a variety of bold patterns and prints, including generous floral imagery across shirts & pants, female faces and plenty of Japanese Kana. Suiting ranged from separate blazers to complete three-piece get-ups, including some ragged leather blazers, offset by panels of the designer's preferred wool gabardine. Ever-so slightly more casual items included balloon...

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