The partnership between the Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto and the German sportswear legend adidas was established in 2002. The brand name is made up of the designer’s initial and the number 3, which stands for the Three Stripes of the adidas brand. Yohji Yamamoto’s craftsmanship is expressed in the mix of innovative design – paired with the clean colorways of the sneaker models. High quality materials and superb crafting are the hallmarks of the collections. The Japanese creative mastermind delivers the contempory styles, and adidas provides the technology for the progressive models.