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Crossing Cultures at Yohji Yamamoto

Makeup artist Pat McGrath concocted a look for Yohji Yamamoto she described as part punk, part Chinese and part couture.

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Makeup artist Pat McGrath concocted a look for Yohji Yamamoto she described as part punk, part Chinese and part couture. Compounded, these influences created an otherworldly take involving a burst of silver color around models’ eyes and a cupid bow on their mouths.

For his part, hairstylist Eugene Souleiman said he was was inspired by the Chinese New Year, militant Communist Chinese women and traditional Japanese hairdos. He said he went as far as possible with his ideas and came up with a look involving models with black wigs that were braided, twisted and deconstructed — all at the same time.

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