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adidas Y-3 Runner 4D – A Crazy Shoe or Already Rocket Science?

After the latest creation from adidas debuted at Paris Fashion Week, the time had finally come on February 23rd, 2018! Finally, the futuristic silhouette of the adidas Y-3 Runner 4D has been available in Europe, even if only in the form of raffles for now. One thing is for sure, though: The new model can convince us with a damn fresh look and is also equipped with the latest technology from adidas.

19.03.2020
19.03.2020

The shoe combines advanced Japanese craftsmanship with completely new production processes, which ultimately led to an absolutely breathtaking result in the form of the adidas Y-3 Runner 4D. And we don't know about you, but we fell in love with this extraordinary silhouette right away. But to come back down to earth, we shouldn't forget the price of these two beauties. The starting price of these beauties is around 500€, which is, of course, quite a splurge. However, you should also keep in mind what an absolute masterpiece you will be getting for that price. We are sure that most sneakerheads will love this respectable piece of work. To stay up to date on the adidas Y-3 Runner 4D and other models, be sure to download our free Grailify app. 

adidas Y-3 Runner 4D - The Future Is Near!

The latest creation from adidas excites many sneakerheads with its particularly futuristic and unique design. But one should not forget that this model also reflects the future from a purely technical point of view. Here, we are talking about the unique digital light synthesis that is used to produce the highly resilient and resistant material. A special process ensures that a completely liquid polymer is transformed into a very hard-wearing and robust material with the help of light and oxygen. The brand with the Three Stripes once again puts a lot of emphasis on the necessary high-performance qualities in the adidas Y-3 Runner 4D. An important component of this model is the possible customisation in terms of cushioning, stability, and wearing comfort. The basic idea behind this is that no two consumers have the same requirements for a shoe. Due to the very special production process, the 20,000 or so lattice struts can be individually adjusted and thus enable a perfect fit for the respective wearer. The usual close collaboration between adidas and top athletes reinforces the immense focus on top performance and the best possible wearing experience. If you take a look at the midsole made by the special process, you should notice the completely different structural zones. The innovative technology promises highly individual adaptability here as well. In the forefoot area, for example, there is a completely different mesh structure than in the heel area. The former supports increased explosiveness and easier forward movement when wearing the adidas Y-3 Runner 4D. The latter provides excellent cushioning, which again contributes positively to wearing comfort. Both areas merge inconspicuously in the middle area of the shoe, which is noticeable through the superior rolling behaviour.

But the unique technology of digital light synthesis is the only basis for the adidas Y-3 Runner 4D. As icing on the cake, the company also uses the well-known Primeknit for the upper of the shoe. This should make most sneakerheads wide-eyed, because this special material also comes with various advantages. Many describe it as a second skin that fits perfectly to the foot and thus offers indescribable comfort and stability.

It is obvious that adidas has spared no expense or effort with this model. The adidas Y-3 Runner 4D gets only the best from the in-house production and will therefore probably excite many sneaker enthusiasts this time as well!

adidas Y-3 Runner 4D - Refined by Japanese Craftsmanship

Considering all the technical details, one should not forget the unique aesthetic, which was strongly influenced by the Japanese Yohji Yamamoto. He gave the adidas Y-3 Runner 4D his very own touch, which ultimately makes the shoe's design unique. His artistic signature can be seen in many features on the model. Most people will have already noticed the rather unique lacing. Let's not forget the very open shape of the shoe, which adds a nice touch to the overall look. High-quality leather applications also find their place on the adidas Y-3 Runner 4D. They round off the special aesthetic surprisingly well and make the model all the more a real eye-catcher. All the elements used blend well together and make the shoe what it ultimately is. Yamamoto seems to be a true master of his craft.