Y-3 2013 Spring/Summer Campaign

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 17, 2012
Introducing its latest campaign for 2103 spring/summer, Y-3 has once again kept pace with a new range of contemporary sportswear-inspired garments. Communicating a set of looks that fluidly bleed into one another, the adidas-affiliate brand certainly...

TASCHEN Chronicles 30 Years of Yohji Yamamoto

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 15, 2012
New to TASCHEN’s fashion titles, this 120-page hardcover chronicles 30 artful years of anti-fashion history in the life of Yohji Yamamoto. Packed with biographical and personal information, images from over three decades of i-D history by photo...

Y-3 2012 Fall/Winter Honja High

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 8, 2012
The Honja High from Yohji Yamamoto’s adidas-backed Y-3 collection returns for Fall/Winter 2012 in reengineered form. Now sporting additional EVA cushioning alongside a padded collar and Poron® performance sockliner for added comfort, the update...

Yohji Yamamoto Talks Fashion, Bankruptcy and Death

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 28, 2012
Yohji Yamamoto is one of the more intriguing and introspective designers working today. Rebellious and often contrary, the black-clad Yamamoto has been creating iconic collections for years — both for his eponymous label and for Y-3 — wit...

SENSE: Y-3 2012 Fall/Winter Collection Editorial

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 16, 2012
Ten years ago, Yohji Yamamoto and adidas combined to create something that was brand new to the fashion world: a sport-based label designed by a high-end designer. Now, after surviving financial difficulties and near bankruptcy, Y-3 continues to stri...

Y-3 2012 Le Savage

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 7, 2012
Newly available from adidas’s Y-3 and designer Yohji Yamamoto is Le Savage for Fall/Winter 2012. Borrowing the iconic shell toe from the adidas Superstar, the outdoors-inspired luxury high-top features an upper of premium leather and coated can...

Y-3 2012 Fall/Winter Grey Suede Held Sneaker

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 25, 2012
A label that has always showcased an affinity for blending both technical elements alongside contemporary fashion-geared aesthetics, the latest footwear iteration from Y-3 arrives in the form of a Fall/Winter 2012 Grey Suede Held Sneaker. Earning its...

Y-3 2012 Fall/Winter Drake

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2012
The Y-3 Drake has brought the ever-popular Yohji Yamamoto back down to Earth with its formal aesthetics — a design that is decidedly more unassuming than the likes of the Nomad Star and Nomad Racer. The latest in the 2012 fall/winter line comes...

Y-3 2012 SLY Shandal

StyleComments ⋅ May 31, 2012
Whether you choose to call it a shoe or call it a sandal, Yohji Yamamoto prefers to call it the Shandal — another unorthodox and distinctly futuristic creation from the designer’s 2012 Y-3 collection for adidas. The metallic silver SLY Shandal...

Y-3 2012 Fall/Winter Nomad Star Low

StyleComments ⋅ May 30, 2012
Compared to several other particular selections from Yohji Yamamoto’s fall/winter Y-3 offerings, the Nomad Star Low looks downright conservative. At a glance, the Nomad Star Low is less ‘sneaker exotica’ and more of a traditional, s...

Y-3 2012 Fall/Winter Nomad Star

StyleComments ⋅ May 29, 2012
The obvious sensibilities of high fashion are on full display with Y-3′s upcoming Fall/Winter 2012 Nomad Star. A decidedly more innovative take on the German sportswear company’s iconic Superstar, the Nomad Star features a revamped shellt...

Y-3 2012 Fall/Winter Nomad Racer

StyleComments ⋅ May 29, 2012
It looks as though it were torn straight from the pages of Popular Mechanics 25 years in the future, but the Y-3 Nomad Racer from designer Yohji Yamamoto for adidas is very real, and coming for Fall/Winter 2012. The blue and burgundy “sneaker&#...

Yohji Yamamoto to Create First Feature Film

ArtsComments ⋅ May 4, 2012
Award-winning Japanese fashion design extraordinaire Yohji Yamamoto, fresh of his appearance on the cover of the most recent issue of Surface, is set to take a small departure from the world of fashion with the creation of his first feature film. Hav...

Surface Magazine 2012 May/June Cover featuring Yohji Yamamoto

StyleComments ⋅ May 1, 2012
The 2012 May/June issue of New York-based contemporary design publication Surface will see a cover featuring none other than iconic Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. Celebrating Yamamoto’s upcoming exhibition at Israel’s Design Mu...

Yohji Yamamoto x EDWIN 2012 “Yohji JEANS” Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 5, 2012
EDWIN and designer Yohji Yamamoto combine their efforts in the launch of a new co-branded line known as “Yohji JEANS.” Sourcing the history and expertise of EDWIN with the progressive approach to design of one of Japan’s longest sta...