clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Sleek, Spaceshippy Y-3 Lands on Melrose

New, 1 comment

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Any place that sells $450 silver sneakers has GOT to be futuristic looking, right? The new Y-3 on Melrose does not disappoint. The permanent home for the Yohji Yamamoto-Adidas collection boasts decor that ranges from modern to slightly space-age: there are actually modular little room-pods off to the side, like anti-gravity chambers or something. The store offers a vaguely androgynous shopping experience: Most of the shoes come in both men's and women's sizes?except for the baby shoes, and the wedge heels. There's also some very sporty sportswear and a few bags. All on the pricey side -- puffy vest for just south of $400, anyone? But if you want to look like you're getting to run an intergalactic marathon, it's the only game in town.
· Y-3 by Adidas [Official Site]

Y3

Melrose and Croft, Los Angeles, CA