Averroes had a greater impact on Western European circles and he has been described as the "founding father of secular thought in Western Europe". an Andalusian Muslim polymath; a master of Aristotelian philosophy, Islamic philosophy, Islamic theology, Maliki law and jurisprudence, logic, psychology, politics, Arabic music theory, and the sciences of medicine, astronomy, geography, mathematics, physics and celestial mechanics.
In 1981, when Yohji Yamamoto debuted his first all-black, distressed, deconstructed ready to wear collection in Paris, alongside Comme des Garcons' Rei Kawakubo, it was condemned by the French press as 'Hiroshima chic'. Black had never been used within western fashion, however now over 30 years on, black is the epitome of style. / Yohji Yamamoto, n.a, Via anothermag.com