Yohji Yamamoto is an accomplished designer from Tokyo. He is famous for is own Yohji Yamamoto collections, along with his work with other important brands. Yamamoto may be best known for his collaborations with adidas, which seamlessly combine fashion and sport. Adidas Y-3 is available online at JackThreads.com and Adidas.com.

 

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Since 2002, adidas Y-3 has pushed the boundaries of fashion and sport, exploring an intriguing intersection between style and athleticism.  Fusing the avantgarde aesthetic of renowned Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto with the breakthrough technologies of adidas, adidas Y-3 has defined an entirely new category within fashion, composed of equal parts luxury, style, wit, craftsmanship, and forward-thinking design.  Each season, adidas Y-3 delivers a view on sportswear that is startlingly modern and wholly unexpected, yet completely contemporary and of the moment.  With each new collection, the renegade aesthetic of Yohji Yamamoto takes shape in the innovative fabrics and articulations of adidas, telling a kinetic narrative of futuristic sport style.  adidas Y-3’s collection of mens and womens apparel, footwear, and accessories continues to evolve, always evoking both the innovation of adidas and the signature style of Yohji Yamamoto. (Excerpt from JackThreads.com)891809

 

How did the partnership between Adidas and Yohji Yamamoto begin?
For the past decade, Yohji Yamamoto and Adidas have been working together to create designer athletic wear that blurs the line between luxury and sport. adidas Y-3 brings together luxury, wit, craftsmanship, and forward-thinking design to create an entirely new product category.
How does Y-3 differ from all other Adidas brands?
Yohji Yamamoto’s avant garde perspective combined with adidas’ technical innovations create a collection that is both contemporary and iconic.
What was the inspiration behind this season’s collection?
The season’s collection is inspired by the concept of looking back in time to see into the future. This idea of “future thrift” explores the many possibilities of future generations combining technology and tradition to create their own design aesthetics
(Q + A from JackThreads.com)

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