FASHION

Backstage with Yohji Yamamoto’s Painted Ladies

Photographed by Simbarashe Cha

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Backstage at the Yohji Yamamoto Spring 2017 runway show during Paris Fashion Week, models’ faces were treated as a blank canvas, painted with swaths of white brushed across cheek bones and lips, and topped with waxy hair that looked like the end of a used brush. See every detail up close, here.

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