Yohji Yamamoto’s “Letter to the Future” Exhibition at 10 Corso Como in Milan

The 10 Corso Como Gallery in Milan is currently hosting the “Yohji Yamamoto: Letter to the Future” exhibition until July 31st, 2024. This unique showcase, curated by Alessio de’ Navasques, features 25 archival pieces from Yamamoto’s collections spanning 1986 to 2024. Displayed on tailoring busts, the garments embody Yamamoto’s innovative approach to fashion, blending historical elements with forward-looking design. The exhibition explores his poetic relationship with time, emphasizing the universal silhouette and his signature aesthetic of embracing imperfections.

Curator Alessio de’ Navasques remarks on Yamamoto’s ability to combine Zen spirituality with the dramatic power of form, maintaining a vital and powerful message throughout his career. The exhibition is a testament to Yamamoto’s influence in the fashion world and his ongoing dialogue with the future of design.

The gallery space itself, under the leadership of Tiziana Fausti, continues to be a cultural hub, merging fashion, design, and art. “Letter to the Future” represents a significant moment for 10 Corso Como, bringing together timeless pieces that highlight Yamamoto’s revolutionary vision and his continuous impact on contemporary fashion. The exhibition offers a deep dive into the designer’s creative process and his exploration of the relationship between body and garment.

For those interested in the avant-garde and the evolution of fashion, this exhibition is a must-see, providing an intimate look at the works of one of the most influential designers of our time. The exhibition is open daily from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm with free admission, making it accessible to all who wish to experience Yamamoto’s artistic legacy.

On the occasion of “Yohji Yamamoto, Letter to the future”, the first exhibition in Italy of the emblematic designer, curated by Alessio de’ Navasques, Bonaveri is the technical partner of 10 Corso Como. Within the exhibition project, Bonaveri’s tailoring busts bring to the stage the iconic runway pieces, from recent and future collections of Yohji Yamamoto. Founded in 1950 in Renazzo di Cento (FE), Bonaveri simply means a mannequin of excellence. Today, Bonaveri produces about 15,000 mannequins a year. Its collections showcase a commitment to aesthetic research, craftsmanship, innovation, and sustainability.

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