The Adidas Y-3 brand makes designer shoes a very sparkling area. Adidas is not unfamiliar with the co-operation, but this is the same as the new levels of design. "Y" is the famous Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. As an acknowledgment of the avant-garde design and dramatic silhouettes, Adidas Y-3 shoes and the sportswear brand offer the wild creativity. "3" represents the famous 3 strips of the Adidas logo, stripes that are also visible on the side of the shoes.
Y-3 was born in 2004. start your own, stand-alone businesses beyond the usual Adidas stores. Owning boutiques is a good step, as the Y-3 shoes are clearly in their own right. The first Y-3 shop was set up in Tokyo, then in Paris, Beijing, Miami, Manchester, then in the neighborhood of the New York Meatpacking District and Soho. Today there are 37 Y-3 stores around the world from Singapore to Dubai.
Yohji Yamamoto's signature comes through both the clothing line and the shoes, but this is the designer shoes that are really the music of the show. Yamamoto plays great and often unexpected materials – holographic, patented leather, pants, granular leather, Norwegian wool, oiled leather. Many of his work are sparkling and shiny, but Yamamoto's textures are played on shoes, crocodile and snake skin effects, silver reflective holographs and pipeline details are added. Black and white dominates in collections, but here and there the Yamamoto is astonished in color – light yellow boots, futuristic red top shoes, running shoes with multi-color printing.
Line Y-3 features a variety of shoe models. The Y-3 Warrior High inspires combat boots but raises the basic shape to a very sharp style. The Y-3 Honja High is one of the most popular repetitive shoes in the brand. Usually a corner silhouette is recognized which maintains a sharp, straight line that retracts towards the body, the famous 3-strips on its side, and a slight convex mini "hill" at the top of the foot. The Y-3 Hayworth High has a corner that looks better at the ankle curvature. The Y-3 Kazuhiri shows minimalist appearance, essentially Yohji Yamamoto's avant-garde. Other Adidas Y-3 shoes are Moto, Sprint, Field, Boxing, Wrestling, Sala, Pacer, Yohji Star and Yohji Smith. Each has its own individuality, but shares the modern mood of the Adidas – Yohji Yamamoto Y-3 cooperation.