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Yohji Yamamoto

Reading fashion

Reading fashion

For fashionistas, thumbing through a book could be the key to better understanding the world of style, discovering a new trend or finding a new way to wear a piece you already own. These style-centric publications, will make any in vogue beach babe look even hotter.

'Yohji Yamamoto:My Dear Bomb'
By Yohji Yamamoto & Ai Mitsuda
Ludion Publishers

The opening page of "My Dear Bomb," the first autobiography of famed Japanese fashion designer Yamamoto, starts at the end with a letter from a friend inquiring about Yamamoto's financial troubles. Yamamoto replies that while he has lost ownership of his company, he "considers this turning-point the...