Legendary designer Yohji Yamamoto recently sat down with BoF for the latest episode of The Business of Fashion podcast. During the 30-plus-minute conversation, Yamamoto took the time to dive into his history as a designer, while also defining his fashion philosophy and speaking on the industry as a whole.

In addition, talk surrounded Yamamoto’s affinity for black clothing, design standards, and his ongoing collaboration with adidas Y-3.

Press play underneath to be blessed with some valuable insight from the renowned Japanese designer.

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