Made of a stretchy upper with an elastic vamp and heel strap, count on the shoe to mold to your feet’s shape, thus providing an adaptive fit without compromising support. With a flexible upper, this shoe is known to fit narrow as well as wide-footed consumers. Commonly running true to length, the shoe is offered in men’s sizes 6.5-12.5 and women’s sizes 5.5-10.
Simple and unconventional, this footwear’s design is definitely not for everyone. Its beauty, however, is perceived as a piece of art by avid sneaker collectors, as well as sneaker fans who have a penchant for the unique and nonconformist look. Available in neutral, monochromatic tones as well as bright hues and printed editions, these kicks look great dressed up or down.
Moreover, built with a flexible neoprene or mesh upper laid on top of a well-cushioned Tubular sole unit, expect the Adidas Y-3 Qasa High to surround your feet in comfort 24/7.
Steal the limelight at any event by wearing the Adidas Y-3 Qasa High. Popular for its cleatie-like upper, the deluxe looks of this shoe is further enhanced with the of the addition of the TPU heel counter that shows the Y-3 logo as well as the uniquely-designed lacing system. The former provides support and added durability while the latter improves the fit of the shoe.
The EVA Tubular sole unit is also an eye-catcher. Modelled after car tire tubings and treads, this provides dependable traction and grip as well as superior comfort.
Back in the days, a legendary athletic brand like Adidas entering the world of high-fashion was unheard of. However, opportunity knocked when this German brand decided to team up with renowned Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto.
Known to many fashionistas for his avant-garde tailoring, Yohji Yamamoto has always remained loyal to his traditional Japanese design philosophy. Restrained and enigmatic, his style commonly appealed to people of romance and wit.
Fast forward to October 2002, the now-famous Y-3 brand was born. The “Y” stands for Yohji Yamamoto while the “3” stands for the popular three-stripe logo of the brand. The name is completed with a “-” to signify the bond between these two iconic figures, proving that fashion and sports can co-exist.
Since its inception, Y-3, a symbol of true craftsmanship, has created a wide array of footwear and apparel. Among the most popular is the Adidas Y-3 Qasa High. First seen in July 2013 as part of the Fall Neon Pack, the initial model was accented with neon pink, green and blue details, apart from the strap that goes across the body of the shoe.
Over the years, this lifestyle sneaker has been outfitted with various materials and colorways. Among the crowd favorites are the white, black and royal red/black.
- For added comfort, the Y-3 Qasa High features a Poron® performance cushioning
- It comes with two black dust bags that display the Y-3 logo in orange. It also includes an extra pair of waxed laces.
- The Y-3 callout can also be found on the shoe’s undersole and the medial side. The Yohji Yamamoto wordmark, on the other hand, is seen on the shoe’s lateral side.
- Materials used on the upper vary depending on the colorway. Some are crafted with neoprene while others are made of double-knit textured mesh.