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adidas for Yohji Yamamoto
fall/winter 2011/12

Wrestlers, boxers and martial arts

...seem to be the inspiring sources of the special edition of the collaborative 'adidas for Yohji Yamamoto'-collection that combines past styles with futuristic elements.

"Ten years ago, together with adidas we created something that did not exist before and completely projected the future. My desire was and is to make sportswear elegant and chic. adidas is a very personal inspiration to me…it enriches my creative life." Yohji Yamamoto

Y-3 (Y stands for the name of the Japanese designer, and 3 for the 3 stripes of the German sports label) started in 2001.

The 10th years anniversary edition of footwear and apparel for women and men was presented at the Yohji Yamamoto Homme FW2011/12 defilé during Paris Fashion Week in February 2011. It is announced that the limited edition of 300 per style comes into Yohji Yamamoto and Y-3 boutiques worldwide in July 2011.

fig. original: Poppy red/black unisex sport boot 'GSGX'. Black unisex ankle boot 'X Bounce'.


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