Yas Oishi is a Japanese bespoke shoemaker based in Napoli where he has his own atelier in the historical centre. From 1997 to 2006 he lived in London, where he attended the Cordwainers College (London College of Fashion) studying footwear Design and Technology. At the same time he was apprentice at Foster & Sons, a prestigious bespoke shoemaker in Jermyn Street. Later started to work for Anthony Andrews, a renowned craftsman in London's West End. From 2006 to 2010 was a teacher (Accessories and Shoes) at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome and at the Institute Superiore di Design in Napoli. Currently as well as running his own production also works for Foster & Sons (London) and collaborates with various designers in Italy and Europe.