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Dazed & Confused
"Perfection is ugly, I want to see
scars, failure, disorder, distortion." ()

"My main focus in coming to Paris was just to open a tiny shop, but there happened something, because I wasn’t the only one, the other designer (Rei Kawakubo) did the same thing. So, for European people, it was like a new movement arrived, or new army arrived. I think they accepted it in their way, so I didn’t mean it, I just wanted to open a tiny shop."

Talking to Myself" by Yohji Yamamoto
Steidl/Carla Sozzani Editore
2002 (limited edition)

"Let me say, beautiful things are disappearing every day. I want to give it back. I want to say, don’t go too far, too easy―take it easy."

Longue Distance
by 정재형
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"You’re sur real,


Yohji Yamamoto Fall/Winter 1995

Issey Miyake Fall/Winter 1995

"So therefore I dedicate myself to myself, to my art, to my sleep, my dreams, my labours, my sufferances, my loneliness, my unique madness, my endless absorption and hunger―because I cannot dedicate myself to any fellow being."

Yohji Yamamoto Fall/Winter 1995

For her Paris show, Ann Demeulemeester sent out a humble white handkerchief with a screen-printed motif and show details in simple black type x

"For example take a book, written by a talented writer: when you read it, sentence by sentence you imagine, your imagination travels, it produces gorgeous things. But if you see the movie based on the same book, you must be disappointed, 100 per cent. "Oh no", you think "my protagonist didn’t have this face!" Your imagination is your own world. It’s very dangerous to lose the capacity to imagine."
R 66
Cello Sonata in G minor
by Chopin
4,733 plays

Yohji Yamamoto FW 1995 long evening dress in black silk

Detached”, 2014

"You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space."