Apr 26, 2012 8:47PM

YIMMY YAYO VS MBFWA — An Introduction

Yimmy Yayo is shooting Fashion Week exclusively for us. Learn more about the mysterious man here.

Yimmy Yayo is perhaps Australia’s most influential blogger, and is back on board this year as one of our exclusive Fashion Week contributors. He’ll be documenting all the moments that matter in his distinct, observational style. In the past, we’ve collaborated with Yimmy on Australian Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week, Miu Miu in Beijing, and this month’s Oyster Daily, plus he’s recently worked with Nowness, AnOther Magazine, Mr Porter and Puma. Despite his incredible influence as a visual diarist and photographer, Yimmy has pretty much remained a man of mystery, which is an endearing attribute compared to the shameless self-promotion of some other bloggers. Here’s a rare opportunity to learn a little more about the mythical and elusive creature that is Yimmy Yayo...

Oyster: What is the craziest thing you've seen from behind the lens?
Yimmy Yayo: Heroin.

What was your highlight of RAFW 2011?
Romance.

And give us five words for 2012…
Girls. Girls. Girls. Girls. Girls.

You've worked on a few projects around the world, what’s your favourite place to work/live?
To say working in NY is cliché, but the energy is incredible there. Italy for living.

Best thing about being an Aussie?
Vegemite.

Tell us why you love the internet so much.
It's always been there for me, objectively, through thick and thin.

Can you take Oyster readers through the ultimate day in the life of Yimmy Yayo…
Wake up. Work. Eat. Work. Sleep. Work.

Favourite taste?
Women.

Favourite sight?
Tarmac.

Favourite smell?
Books.

Favourite sound?
Rain.

Favourite feeling?
Anticipation.

iPhone or Blackberry?
Apple Phone.

Film or digi?
Both.

Screen or sky?
Sky, but I don't see it enough.

Describe your relationship with Oyster in three words.
Fresh to death.

Tell us a secret.
I've killed.

Introduction: Ingrid Kesa
Photography: Yimmy Yayo at NYFW

blog.yimmyayo.com

News & Features

Watch: Arca x Jessa Kanda's 'TRAUMA'

A semi-traumatic short film.


Student Taking Selfie Breaks 19th Century Statue

Should have used a selfie stick.


Watch: Blood Orange 'You're Not Good Enough' Live

And his Letterman performance with Le1f.


Watch: King Krule x RATKING 'So Sick Stories'

From their new album 'So It Goes'.


Miley Cyrus' Tour Bus Burnt Down

So she covers 'Baby Got Back' to let off steam.


Sofia Coppola To Direct The Little Mermaid

The live action, non-Disney kind.


Watch: Mr Hare x Orlebar Brown

Such a perfect day.


adidas Originals x Topshop x Gadir

Plus, see the collaboration video.


Oyster Fashion: 'Chloe' Shot by Brydie Mack

The My Chameleon aesthetic.


Watch: MØ 'My Home Town'

Featuring blanket forts!


Social Snaps: Heaps Gay

Having a gay old time.


NFL Wants $16 Million From MIA Now

All because of that Super Bowl finger.


Listen: Sia 'Chandelier'

Pretty cool accident.


Terry Richardson's Open Letter

Denies abuse allegations based on "lies" and "rumours."


RIP: L'Wren Scott

Designer found dead after apparent suicide.


RIP: The Stooge's Scott Asheton

Founding member dies at 64.


Stream: Jhené Aiko 'My Afternoon Dream'

Released on her birthday and v good.


Watch: 'The Two Faces Of January' Trailer

Kirsten Dunst + Viggo Mortensen.


Interview: Jean Gritsfeldt @ Ukrainian Fashion Week

Plus backstage at his 'The Virginity' collection show.


Miley Cyrus x Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne

Covering 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.'


Newman's Death Hoax

Wayne Knight; not actually dead.


Tyler, The Creator Arrested @ SXSW

For reportedly starting a riot.


Billie Whitehouse x SXSW

A photo diary from the We:eX founder.