Yohji Yamamoto

1943 - Today

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Yohji Yamamoto (山本 耀司, Yamamoto Yōji, born 3 October 1943) is a Japanese fashion designer based in Tokyo and Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yohji Yamamoto has received more than 790,688 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Yohji Yamamoto is the 16th most popular fashion designer (up from 17th in 2019), the 192nd most popular biography from Japan (up from 211th in 2019) and the most popular Japanese Fashion Designer.

Yohji Yamamoto is most famous for his avant-garde, deconstructed designs.

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Among fashion designers, Yohji Yamamoto ranks 16 out of 36Before him are Hubert de Givenchy, Donatella Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Roberto Cavalli, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and Elsa Schiaparelli. After him are Vera Wang, Oscar de la Renta, Kenzō Takada, Mary Quant, Tom Ford, and Emanuel Ungaro.

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Among people born in 1943, Yohji Yamamoto ranks 67Before him are Neale Donald Walsch, Chevy Chase, John Major, Billie Jean King, Jerry Bruckheimer, and Ralph M. Steinman. After him are Ken Thompson, Joni Mitchell, Lucio Dalla, Pervez Musharraf, Sam Shepard, and Piet Keizer.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yohji Yamamoto ranks 192 out of 5,560Before him are Ken Shimura (1950), Emperor Tenji (626), Ashikaga Takauji (1305), Naoto Kan (1946), Nagayasu Honda (null), and Masahiko Kimura (1917). After him are Kenzo Ohashi (1934), Kyu Sakamoto (1941), Ryuichi Sakamoto (1952), Emperor Seimu (83), Kiyoo Kanda (1900), and Emperor Richū (336).


Among fashion designers born in Japan, Yohji Yamamoto ranks 1After him are Kenzō Takada (1939).