The adidas Consortium Ys Super Position will release on August 10th. The sneaker is the latest of avant garde designs from Yohji Yamamoto and his long running Y-3 luxury line within adidas. The most striking detail on the silhouette remains the re-working of the Three Stripes, which sees the iconic linear logo of adidas re-imagined as a set of zig-zagging threads that hang off the body of the sneakers. Continue reading for another set of up close shots featuring the unorthodox set and then mark your calender for next week’s release of the adidas Consortium Ys Super Position.
Of all the shoes in the most recent 10 or so pages on your site this is the best art. While many designers show effort, in the end the product seems overdone (camo, zebra, weatherman, etc). Yamamoto's crisp simplicity and use of threads for the Addias strips uniquely finished by hanging the threads clearly sets it apart. They are impractical to wear but the art is unmatched.