Y-3 SS15

Surf now, apocalypse later: Yohji Yamamoto's surf punks mark their territory in Hawaiian prints and tech sportswear

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Y-3 SS15 Mens collections, Dazed
Y-3 SS15 Photography Marie-Amélie Tondu

Initial reaction:

A cult gang of avant-garde surfers stalk a sun-bleached beachside shack in black-on-black layers spliced with Hawaiian florals.

How it was worn:

Both boys and girls wore sportswear-luxe hybrids of sheer shirts and jogging bottoms. Opening full black looks eventually came broken up with silver metallics, while zipped jackets revealed a teasing layer of bright Hawaiian print. Palm tree prints and graphic fluro stripes also featured adding a rave-on-vacation vibe to the avant-garde tailoring.

Surf culture:

'Surf now, apocalypse later' were the words stencilled onto the floor at the show as Yohji Yamamoto moved away from the superheroes of last season towards surf culture this season. For this season he played with furistic sportswear with bright colours and prints. The pre soundtrack to the show by Maui Chimes set the scene with soft Hawaiian steel guitar sounds playing adding to the surf vibe.

 

The soundtrack to Y-3 SS15:

Last season Y-3 gave us supeheros in manga print and neon stripe. See it below:

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