Y-3 Unveils the Blacked Out RUNNER 4D for Fall/Winter 2018

Fresh off the launch of its Fall/Winter 2018 lookbook, Y-3 has returned with its second RUNNER 4D sneaker iteration for the FW18 season. The new offering boasts an all-black treatment across the primeknit upper, while resting atop the revolutionary 4D-printed Futurecraft midsole, for long-lasting cushioning and stability. Additional design elements include ultra-resistant eye stays, Yohji Yamamoto embroidery … Read more

Y-3 Launches its Fall/Winter 2018 Chapter 2 Campaign

Roughly two months after launching its Chapter 1 campaign for FW18, Y-3 has returned with the Chapter 2 campaign for the same season, photographed by Angelo Pennetta. The new campaign find models donning Yohji Yamamoto’s avant-garde designs in the woods, with the aim of exploring an unconventional balance between progressive technology and organic simplicity. The … Read more

adidas Y-3 Drops the Adizero Runner in “Black/White” Colorway

adidas and Yohji Yamamoto’s Y-3 unveils their latest running sneaker under the adizero line. The new offering sees a combination of technology and design, with the incorporation of sports functionality on a stylish silhouette. The Adizero Runner features a blacked-out mixed material upper of mesh and neoprene, along with a TPU lacing system that binds the … Read more

Y-3 Releases its Fall/Winter 2018 Campaign

Y-3 took to the streets of Los Angeles for the first chapter of its Fall/Winter 2018 campaign. The sportswear label created by adidas and Yohji Yamamoto, explores the concept of “NICE TO MEET YOU,” a way of paying tribute to the label’s ongoing collaborative nature. Shot by Angelo Pennetta in downtown Los Angeles, the collection showcases top-notch … Read more

Y-3 Spring/Summer 2019 Collection

Just a few days after showcasing his eponymous label’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection, Yohji Yamamoto returns to Paris Fashion Week to showcase Y-3’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection. The collection which is inspired by Yohji Yamamoto’s fascination with “air between the body,” features the signature Y-3 monochromatic color schemes, billowing silhouettes, and sport-luxe fabrics. Check out the entire Y-3 Spring/Summer … Read more

Y-3 Pure Boost Receives a “Tripple White” Makeover

Yohji Yamamoto’s adidas line, Y-3, will be releasing a clean, all-white rework of the Pure Boost silhouette. As opposed to the Y-3 Primeknit Pure Boost ZG that released last year, this upcoming adidas Y-3 Pure Boost features a mesh constructed upper, Y-3 branding in black on the tongues, while resting atop a white Boost midsole and matching rubber outsole. Check … Read more

Y-3 Qasa High “Vista Grey”

Y-3 has rolled-out yet another monochromatic colorway of its popular Qasa silhouette, dubbed “Vista Grey.” Decked-out in grey as the name suggests, the sneaker boasts a sock-like upper with elasticated wrap-over straps, which is complemented by plastic eyestays for its lacing system. Y-3 branding on the plastic heel tab, and Yohji Yamamoto embossed branding on the lateral side of the … Read more

Yohji Yamamoto Discuss His Failures, Successes, and Fashion Philosophy

Legendary Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto recently sat down with Business of Fashion‘s Imran Amed, for a rare and lengthy interview in which he spoke on his roots, his successes, his failures and his fashion philosophy. Yamamoto who is renowned for his avant-garde tailoring, over-sized silhouettes and dark color palette, spoke about how rejection led him to a life of gambling and drinking, and how going back to Japan saved his life. He also discussed his brand’s history, and gave a few words of wisdom directed at the young designers.

Watch the 39-minute video above to find out how the fashion icon turned his career around, and be sure to head over to Business of Fashion to read the full accompanying article.

Y-3 Fall/Winter 2016 Sneaker Collection

Y-3 is all set to roll out its comprehensive sneaker collection for the Fall/Winter 2016 season. The upcoming offering draws inspiration from the ’90s with a mix of rave culture along with Yohji Yamamoto’s minimalist signature. For example, the popular Qasa silhouette has been reworked as an extra-high boot, while adidas’ staple Stan Smith and Superstar sneakers have … Read more

Louis Vuitton Pays Respect to Yohji Yamamoto With The Regatta Sneaker

Louis Vuitton SS16 Regatta Sneaker

As part of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series collection, the French fashion house has unveiled the Regatta sneakers, a lifestyle silhouette that pays homage to the Maison’s sporting heritage. Apart from its maritime motif, the shoes boast a neoprene upper, a branded Velcro strap, and a Tubular-like midsole, all of which narrows down to the Maison taking significant design cues from Japanese … Read more