Earlier this 12 months adidas and Yohji Yamamoto launched the world to the model’s new pinnacle expression: Y-3 Atelier. Spotlighting an method to manufacturing pushed by craftsmanship, talent, and undeterred dedication, this season, the model with the Three Stripes and the renegade Japanese designer current the primary footwear providing from their experimental new line: the Y-3 ITOGO.
Fearlessly pushing the boundaries of up to date footwear, the Y-3 ITOGO is crafted from solely 5 parts, every being highlighted on the shoe by quantity:
- Elastic Straps
- Knitted Higher
- Increase Midsole
- Rubber Cupsole
Designed as a provocation to rethink the lifecycle of footwear, and forgoing the usage of glue, every element is then assembled utilizing a hand-stitched course of – leading to a silhouette that may be absolutely dismantled if the proprietor decides to chop the threads.
A nod to its progressive meeting, the Y-3 ITOGO moniker is derived from a fastidiously thought of mixture of the Japanese phrase for “Thread” – “Ito” – and “5” – “Go”.
Arriving on March sixteenth in two monochromatic colorways, the Y-3 ITOGO is obtainable globally at adidas.com/y-3, on CONFIRMED, in retailer, and thru choose retailers.