Y-3. Y-3 is a collaboration label between adidas and Yohji Yamamoto; a Japanese designer known for his avant-garde designs and striking silhouettes. His collaboration with adidas aims to bring Yamamoto's sartorial aesthetics to the adidas brand by fusing high fashion with advanced sportswear.
The "Y" stands for Yohji Yamamoto, the "3" represents adidas' three signature stripes and the "-" signifies the link between the two. The collaboration between renowned Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto and the authentic sports brand adidas has revolutionized the industry, creating a new category in fashion.