Detail: Vintage Yohji Yamamoto dark navy cut away waistcoat. Exquisite and very intricate tailoring, incorporating techniques used in the contruction of mens tuxedo jackets in the 1920s. Jacket cut away to reveal front panels. Single button double breasted with internal button to fasten for perfect drape. Wide late edwardian lapels. Vents to front. Fully lined. Collectable.
Condition: Excellent / Near Perfect
Sizing: Small- Medium. UK10-12. Shoulders seam to seam 11". Bust upto 36". Length front 31" / back 19".
Colour: Dark Navy Blue
Fabric: 100% Laine Wool Crepe. Lining 100% Acetate
Care: Specilaist Dry Clean
Born in Tokyo in 1943. After completing a degree in law, Yohji Yamamoto turned his attentions to fashion by working with his mother and graduating from Bunka Fashion Collage in Tokyo in 1969. In the same year, he started the Yamamoto label. His international success came in 1981, when he showed in Paris. His oversized black, distressed and deconstructed collection caused a sensation. His work was compared to that of Rei Kawakubo but his approach is in fact quite different. For Yamamoto, a continuing love affair with black is intended to focus the viewer’s attention on the cut and proportions with no distraction. For over thirty years, Yohji Yamamoto has replied heavy on the relationship that exists between the garment and wearer. He revels in asymmetry - for him this is a thing of beauty. Imperfections, creatively inspire him. He wants to see scars, failure, disorder and distortions in his work which, is entirely individual and highly complex, and there is no doubt that his influence is everywhere. Vintage Yohji Yamamoto cut away dark navy waistcoat 1992.
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