His designs and collections for Adidas combine the best of two worlds - the world of sports and the world of fashion. The award-winning fashion designer creates a perfect symbiosis of sporty looks and high fashion. Mr. Yamamoto also uses new Adidas technologies, such as the BOOST sole, reinterprets them and creates unique silhouettes. The special thing about Y-3 are also the minimalist elements. The designs are very lowkey and timeless, but they also have a special expression and charm.
Yohji Yamamoto is a Japanese fashion designer from Yokohama. After studying law, young Yohji also studied fashion at Bunka Fukuso Gakuin in Tokyo and pursued his passion. During his career, the fashion designer was awarded several times. His style is characterized by minimalist, elegant and timeless design. The resulting clothing is a mix of traditional clothing and modern streetwear.
Yohji Yamamoto releases his fashion under several fashion lines. Back in 2002, the first Y-3 collection was dropped together with adidas. This was also the beginning of a close partnership. Since then, new Y-3 collections have been released on a regular basis, reflecting the DNA of both partners. Adidas Y-3 can be seen as a sportier evolution of the Yohji Yamamoto collections, which combine all the advantages and technologies of the Adidas brand.