FASHION | GF | 15 FEB 2017

Y-3’s New Take: Future of Sneakers

A provocative new take on conventional sneaker design by Y-3, brainchild of the legendary fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto in collaboration with adidas, is finally available for purchase at the Japan Store. These sneakers, named NOCI 0003 (ICON when read backwards) initially released on “straight from runway” concept last autumn, are an unique suggestion of a theoretical need for a space-trekking boot perfected with the brand’s seasonal theme, sci-fi. The impactful design with super-high cut is built from different elements and fragments in order to give a deconstructed silhouette, and despite appearances actually offers a high level of comfort and stability.