london: yohji yamamoto retrospective

today sees the opening of the yohji yamamoto retrospective at the v&a museum [1]. the exhibition explores and celebrates the work of the japanese designer who shot to stardom in the early 1980s when he presented his designs and exciting set of new fashion aesthetics in paris. the show features a series of site-specific installations throughout the v&a museum and includes over 60 creations and a multi-media timeline which reveals the master's wider creative output. and while you're at it, don't forget to check out the satellite presentations held at the wapping projects [2], and the v&a shop which stocks a range of exclusive and limited-edition fashion and accessory designs by yohji yamamoto. location [1]: cromwell road [south kensington]. location [2]: 65a hopton street [bankside]. © koichi inakoshi - yohji yamamoto