Next spring the V&A will open the first UK solo exhibition celebrating the life and work of Yohji Yamamoto, one of the world’s most influential and enigmatic fashion designers. This installation-based retrospective, taking place 30 years after his Paris debut, will feature over 80 garments spanning Yamamoto’s career. The exhibition will explore the work of [...]
Following its global retail concepts of minimalist black and white, Y3 opened its first pop-up store in Cannes, France. The temporary store is launched in collaboration with blanch and located at the new blanch Contemporary Space on Boulevard de la Croisette. The venue has a multifunctional structure and houses an innovative project which allows luxury [...]
Y-3 Autumn/Winter 2010 at New York Fashion Week. Yamamoto turned out a dark collection of billowing tops, capes and bottoms that took his vision for Adidas to the next level. Infusing sportswear with a tongue-in-cheek formality, Yamamoto delivered a great variety of lively pieces that were not complete without his signature oversize fit.
So the question has been raised, should it be Y3 or Y-3. If there’s no hyphen there’s no bond! The Y Stands for Yohji Yamamoto. The 3 represents Adidas’s three signature stripes and the – signifies the bond between the two. While a utilitarian inspiration is evident throughout each collection, Y-3 possesses a technical feel [...]