Aug 17, 2017 | By WGSN Insider
Jul 21, 2010
Adidas and Yohji Yamamoto have done it again…For F/W 2010-11, Y-3 has produced a range of METALLIC NEO TECH footwear, a perfect marriage of “Tradition & Futurism.” While other brands continue to offer neutral heritage inspired collections, Y-3 says “check me out” to 2010 in metallic silver with accents of neon red and violet. The sneakers and heels were first spotted on the runway during the Y-3 fashion show in New York, this the first time we have seen close-up detailed shots!
“The men’s Light Runner, Moto High and Neo Tech styles have shifted away from the classic trainer. Each model provides superior comfort due to the adidas adiPRENE technology. An adiPRENE+ insert in the forefoot area stands for elastic cushioning, while the adiPRENE heel insert is shock absorbent.”
“The Torsion Heel and the Cushion Wedge bring a new aesthetic for the Y-3 woman. Both high heels combine sporty details with premium materials, making these styles very distinctive and uniquely Y-3. Both models make use of the adiPRENE technology for maximum comfort. In addition the Torsion Heel features a lightweight arch support, the ‘Torsion System’ developed by adidas. It allows the forefoot and rear foot to move independently and adds more stability and flexibility.”
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