Perhaps most eyebrow-raising is his apparent suggestion that most male designers are misogynists. "I think I am the only male designer who really likes women," he says, "you disagree? Tell me the name of another."
He also prefers to call himself a "dressmaker", not a fashion designer. "I hate fashion but in fact I have always been fascinated by the relationship between Japanese ritual and Western couture," he adds.
Yohji also has some seemingly contradictory advice when it comes to carving out personal style: "copy what you love and in the end you will be yourself." (Wall Street Journal)
Photo: Via The Wall Street Journal.