Designer Yohji Yamamoto Japanese

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(Right figure) What could once only have seemed to be Miss Havisham's ruined raiment is the pointedly distressed version of a sweater elongated and eviscerated by Yamamoto. As it balances a clothing standard and its disarray, so the "deconstructed" sweater-dress equivocates among the seasons and could justly serve in any season. (Shown with 1994.9.3 by Jean Paul Gaultier.)

Dress, Yohji Yamamoto (Japanese, born Tokyo, 1943), cotton, Japanese

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