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  • Black short sleeve sweater with tiger motif
  • Black short sleeve sweater with tiger motif
  • Black short sleeve sweater with tiger motif
  • Black short sleeve sweater with tiger motif
  • Black short sleeve sweater with tiger motif

Kansai Yamamoto

Black short sleeve sweater with tiger motif

$450.00

Kansai Yamamoto short sleeve cotton knit sweater from the 1980's. Kensai was known for his conceptual designs. This piece features a detailed embroidered roaring tiger and two japanese characters. Highly collectable. Excellent vintage condition. 

Shoulder 16" | Bust 36" | Waist 34" | Length 22"

Kansai Yamamoto

In 1971, Kansai opened his own company, Yamamoto Kansai Company, Ltd., Tokyo. His first collection debuted in London in 1971 and in the USA at Hess's Department Store in Pennsylvania, which was renowned for many avant-garde collections. His 1975 debut in Paris was followed by the opening of his Kansai Boutique in 1977. In 1999, he and Junk Koshino renewed the kimono, reviving interest in this classical fashion. He is also known for his avant-garde kimono designs, including ones worn by David Bowie in his Ziggy Stardust Tour.

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