Yasuhiro is a stylist and the editor of
Wound magazine based in London. He has worked on
fashion shows and magazines. His most recent
project was Dazed and Confused Korea.
Exclusively Fashion Magazine:
Can you tell me a little about your journey as a fashion
stylist from when you began until now?
I went to fashion school in Japan, also LCF in London
(just 2 months then quit...) then started to assist
Nicola Formichetti at DAZED & CONFUSED.
After being there 3 years I began my stylist career.
EFM: You are also a fashion
editor for Wound Magazine; can you tell me how you
became the fashion editor?
I was lucky, as soon as I
finished assisting, I sent my website to several new
magazines to shoot, then former editor in chief Tet
Yap and Fashion Director Laurent Dombrowicz helped me
out to be their fashion editor. I really appreciated the
What is your typical day
Email, phone, email, phone, email,
phone, think think think....., shower, dinner, then sleep
Did you find it easy to break
into the fashion industry?
NOT AT ALL. Especially not for EU people its so
difficult but I am really enjoying.
Do you think being a fashion stylist is self-taught or do you have to have an “eye” for fashion?
Both. Stylists are always with seasonal fashion as
long as you do "so called FASHION".
What does being a fashion
editor of Wound consist of?
Recognizing the difference
between stylist and fashion editor.
What inspires you?
Manga, street people, and whatever
EFM: What accessory can you
absolutely not live without?
Nothing really, but maybe a necklace I
got from my friend and peers. I always wear it.
What do you do in your spare time?
Since it gets warmer and
sunny , I am playing football in Dalston.
Are you organized; if so how do you keep
YT: I think I am,
I don't know how but I just want all my belongings
What’s the latest project that
you are currently working on?
& Confused Korea.
What advice can you give to an aspiring fashion stylist?
Just don't give up, and trust your
instincts, then enjoy creation.
Interview by Rochell “E” James