Having exploded spectacularly into the sneaker world last season, the last month has seen a phalanx of inspired iterations from adidas in it’s Tubular silhouette, but now the Y-3 Qasa is back in two internet-melting styles.
Taking all of which was good about Yohji Yammamoto’s A/W’14 release, the OG Qasa High returns in its most popular guise of Black on White. Featuring distinctive cross-foot straps, neoprene bootie and a contrast Ghillie lacing system and a fresh white Tubular sole unit, this is now a bona-fide sneaker icon.
Not to rest on their laurels, the Y-3 brand have leant on the innovative technological expertise of their adidas sister brand by eschewing the neoprene for a Primeknit upper for the Primeknit Qasa Low, adding a natural element to this most forward thinking of styles. Signature details remain such the straps and Tubular sole unit, finished with some consider Y-3 branding.