The Spring/Summer drops from Y-3 keep gathering momentum. Following from last week’s phenomenal Kusari sneaker release, the collaborative imprint presents a second Boost-equipped silhouette in the Y-3 Saikou.
Like its predecessor, the Saikou features running-inspired tooling with a custom Boost midsole as the centrepiece, providing that now-familiar blend of comfort and energy-returning bounce in a streamlined package. What sets the Saikou apart is its unique two-layer Primeknit upper, which both aids comfort and flexibility as well as adding a dimensional texture to the otherwise minimal lines.
The sides of the silhouette boast knit ‘windows’ that expose the lace-loop cables for a deconstructed look, while the vamp sports this season’s branding concept, which includes heritage adidas slogans alongside the classic Y-3 logo and Yohji Yamamoto’s signature. The finishing touch is applied to the tongue, with the iconic 3 Stripes making an appearance knit into the fabric itself. The whole package adds up to yet another future classic from a particularly strong season by the brand.
The Y-3 Saikou in both Black/White and White/Black colourways is releasing on Friday 26th of January at Aphrodite1994.com.