Yu Masui is a London based fashion journalist who started his career as a buyer at the legendary Pineal Eye. Introducing many emerging talents, his selections also extended to several Japanese boutiques. He's since returned to his roots as a fashion writer, a discipline he studied, contributing to leading Japanese titles. Masui is also a self-confessed "lazy blogger", happily writing about food, travel, lifestyle and sometimes fashion on Yu ♥..., parallel to his deadlines.
LFW day one: 'Monsieur'
"It's the first day of London Fashion Week! Why not dress up a bit? Today's a bit more sophisticated as Yu is attending a reception at 10 Downing Street later on. Yu Masui is celebrating the return of Hedi Slimane – Dior Homme was an important moment from his early buying career. So he decided to put his archives together in tribute to a 'Saint Laurent feeling' as he didn't have time to shop. Thanks to non-stop fashion weeks and deadlines only Saint Laurent skinny jeans have been bought online so far. They arrived straight away but the waist is a bit tighter than Yu expected... Can't breathe! Anyway, a hat with moustache veil by Piers Atkinson completes monsieur-ness, perfect for the Headonism event this afternoon!"
Hat with moustache by Piers Atkinson
Long jacket by Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci
Waistcoat by Lanvin
Bow shirt by Dior Homme by Hedi Slimane
Skinny jeans by Saint Laurent
Shoes by Christian Louboutin
Paper sandwich bag by Jil Sander