Two models standing in the shade of a bridge, wearing red, black and ecru garments from Chapter 3 of the Y-3 SS21 collection.

The Final Chapter of Y-3 SS21

In the third and final chapter, Y-3 looks to the warmer months, infusing lightweight fabrics with bold palettes and translucent layers.
A model wears white sneakers, black shorts and a black hoodie layered over a red long-sleeve t-shirt.
Chapter 3 of Y-3's Spring/Summer 2021 Collection embraces the city heat while simultaneously protecting the wearer from the sun’s blazing rays. Inspired by "Kage Wo Otosu,” which translates to “casting shadows,” Y-3 playfully experiments with the natural bend and movement of light.
A model stands in front of a bridge pillar, wearing an ecru cap and black garments from the Y-3 SS21 collection.
Reimagining Y-3's quintessential aesthetic language for the brighter months, Chapter 3 blends airy fabrics with unconventional silhouettes, transparent details and functional features.
The third and final chapter of Y-3's Spring/Summer 2021 collection takes inspiration from the concept of shade. Blending airy fabrics with Yohji Yamamoto's quintessentially avant-garde design codes.
Y-3 brings sports style to the street. Fueled by the innovations of adidas and expressed in the style of Yohji Yamamoto, Y-3 creates progressive apparel, footwear, and accessories—a vision driven by both the sports icon and the renowned designer. Founded in 2002, Y-3 established the category of fashion sportswear—one it continues to redefine. Nineteen years later, Y-3’s signature style combines engineered garments and intensive performance with Yamamoto’s singular elegance and strong tailoring. The result is a modern uniform of the streets—designed in Japanese and German ateliers and intended for the world.
The black Y-3 logo on a white background.