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Brief Published: 30 Nov 2011

Yohji Yamamoto: This Is My Dream

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The recently released documentary profiling Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto is appropriately packaged in an all-black casing. Titled This Is My Dream, the feature-length production offers an insight into the designer’s fascination with the colour black.

“I was wearing a rock 'n' roll T-shirt and black trousers when I first decided to be a fashion designer, because I didn't want to disturb people's eyes. Colour disturbs people. I am confident in black, not in light,” he says.

Continuing to explain his fascination with the symbolism of the hue, Yamamoto confesses: “This dark side of life is attractive to me forever and from the beginning. I am a lazy designer when it comes to colour. The body is the important thing to me – it is the beginning of my work.”

The DVD is packaged along with a black candle by Yamamoto’s Adidas Y-3 label, which is fragranced by a scent uniquely blended to mark the occasion of the 10-year milestone in the designer’s collaboration with sportswear brand Adidas.

Yohji Yamamoto

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