Yōji Yamamoto is an award winning and influential Japanese fashion designer based in Tokyo and Paris. He is considered to be a master tailor, alongside those such as Madeleine Vionnet. Yamamoto is known for an avant-garde spirit in his clothing, creating designs far removed from current trends. His signature oversized silhouettes in black feature drapery in varying textures. His work has also become familiar to consumers through his collaborations with other fashion brands, including Adidas, Hermès.