Fashion Record

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Y-3 Autumn/Winter 2010-11

Y-3 Autumn/Winter 2010
Y-3 Autumn/Winter 2010
Y-3 Autumn/Winter 2010
The Y-3 Autumn/Winter 2010-11 collection was presented at the Park Avenue Armory on 14th February 2010. This season's collection was developed with 2 opposite aesthetic ideals in mind: Tradition vs. Future - classic shapes inspired by bespoke English tailoring in futuristic materials, or classic materials in futuristic shapes. The show was presented as an ode to masked superheroes like Zorro and the Scarlet Pimpernel.

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Y-3 www.adidas.com/Y-3
Yohji Yamamoto www.yohjiyamamoto.co.jp

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Contemporary Japanese fashion: the Gene Sherman collection

Black coat, nylon/polyester, designed by Yohji Yamamoto, Japan, early 1990s
Black coat, nylon/polyester, designed by Yohji Yamamoto, Japan, early 1990s. Gift of Gene Sherman, 2009. Photo: Paul Green.

"I have never owned a pair of jeans. They look so uncomfortable, so thick and unyielding. I like dressing up. It transports my mind to another zone" - Gene Sherman.

Dr Gene Sherman is a former Trustee of the Powerhouse Museum and noted connoisseur, collector and wearer of fashion by leading Japanese designers.

The Contemporary Japanese fashion: Gene Sherman Collection is a selection of Dr Gene Sherman's personal collection of garments and accessories by Issey Miyake, Comme des Garçons and Yohji Yamamoto.

The collection will be on show at the Powerhouse Museum (500 Harris Street, Ultimo, Sydney) from 28 February 2009 to 31 May 2009.

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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Y-3 Spring/Summer 2009 Men's & Women's Collection

Y-3 Spring Summer 2009 catwalk
Y-3 Spring Summer 2009 backstage
Y-3 presented its Spring/Summer 2009 Men's and Women's collection on Sunday 7th September, during New York Fashion Week, at a venue in Chelsea.

The show's backdrop reflected the inspiration for the collection - tradition of sports and quotes from a bygone era, its relaxed elegance and playfulness.

Y-3 also unveiled its second New York flagship store, located at 92-94 Greene Street, in Soho. Its opening was celebrated with an exclusive in-store event held on Tuesday 9th September.

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Y-3 www.adidas.com/Y-3
Yohji Yamamoto www.yohjiyamamoto.co.jp

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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Y-3 Autumn/Winter 2008 Men's and Women's Collection

Y-3 runway
Y-3 Mens Blue
Y-3 Womens Red
On February 3 2008 at NY Fashion Week, Yohji Yamamoto and Adidas presented its Y-3 A/W 2008 Men's and Women's collection, at Pier 40. The runway was set against a 70M long wall of ice.

The Y-3 A/W 08 collection "...celebrates the achievement of the impossible and the unimaginable."

Y-3 has also chosen NY Fashion Week 2008 to launch its first NY flagship store, located at 317 West 13th Street in the Meat Packing District of Manhattan. It is opposite the new Yohji Yamamoto boutique. Both stores opened on February 5th. Y-3 will open a second New York City location in Soho in March 2008.

Adidas www.adidas.com
Y-3 www.adidas.com/Y-3
Yohji Yamamoto www.yohjiyamamoto.co.jp

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