Yohji Yamamoto began is career in 1969 and has become one of fashion’s top designers.
Yohji began Y's Menswear collection in 1979 – Yohji Yamamoto Pour Homme – made its debut during Paris Fashion week in 1984.
In addition to his multiple fashion lines responsibilities, Yohji once again broke outside the box designing costumes for Operas such as Madame Butterfly, Tristan & Isolde and Susanoo Operas from 1990-1994. October 2002 saw the birth of the most influential cooperation in sport and fashion to date with the launch of the 2003 Spring/Summer Y-3 Men's and Women's collection. 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. Y-3 represents design, true craftsmanship, and the future in sportswear.
The fusion of innovative design, sport functionality, fashion elegance and spotless craftsmanship all accumulate to the success of Y-3 since its inception.
Today, Yohji Yamamoto continues to defeat the ordinary with his endless creativity. He continues to show during New York and Paris Fashion Week with couture and collaborations with designers.