Yōji Yamamoto ( born 1943), is an internationally known Japanese fashion designer based in Tokyo and Paris.
With a degree in law in 1966. His further studies in fashion design at Bunka Fashion College led to a degree in 1969.Yamamoto became an influential fashion designer after making his Paris debut in 1981. His commercially successful main lines, Yohji Yamamoto (women/men) and Y's, are especially popular in Tokyo. These two lines are also available at his flagship stores in New York, Paris, and Antwerp, and at high-end department stores worldwide. Yohji Yamamoto Inc. reported in 2007 that the sales of Yamamoto's two main lines average above $100 million annually.
To this day I wear Yohji. It takes a special person to pull off Yohji, his designs are most unique.