Yohji Yamamoto Débuts Pour Homme FW 2021 Collection Online

Yohji Yamamoto Débuts Pour Homme FW 2021 Collection Online

Yohji Yamamoto Débuts Pour Homme FW 2021 Collection Online

The FW 2021- 2022 documentary is a reflection of Yohji’s vision of today’s world.

The FW 2021- 2022 documentary is a reflection of Yohji’s vision of today’s world.

Text: Lorena Caro

Yohji Yamamoto presented his FW 2021-2022 collection earlier this week. It is composed of 26 looks that depict Yohji’s vision of today’s world.

The collection is presented via a documentary style video featuring models representing an ‘army’ who will fight in the current world in crisis. Garments are made using deconstructed and oversized shapes, different layers of fabrics such as cotton, silk, linen, wool and synthetic fabrics. 

Issues such as global warming are presented throughout the collection, proposing a world in which we change what we wear due to the change in weather amid a dystopian world. A Yohji «aloha» shirt made out of printed silk is paired with half-pants, while oversized coats are paired with loose-fitting garments that drape over the silhouette. There are also a few undertones that pay homage to Yohji Yamamoto’s 90’s Homme design. 

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The collection is mostly composed of a monochromatic black hues, symbolizing Yamamoto's own feelings and anger regarding the current global crisis impacting many lives. Some of the models are wearing disheveled clothes and makeup made to resemble dirt, reminiscent of a struggle amid a post-apocalyptic world where people are moving through a dark and punk atmosphere.

Also included in the video of the collection is Yohji’s own voice and songs.  

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Reflecting on the current COVID pandemic, Yohji Yamamoto incorporates masks into the collection, which represent those who he has seen wearing masks on the streets. The masks feature zippers across the front, pins resembling those found on a corset, and belt buckles.  

Also printed on the clothes are messages inspired by different themes borrowed from today’s world such as human rights, social movements, sanitary emergencies, and animal protection.  

Check out the collection exclusively at yohjiyamamoto.co.jp and on the FHCM website. 

Credits: Visuals by Takay

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