Women’s Wear Daily
04.17.2014
fashion-scoops
fashion-scoops

Team Players: Zidane and Yamamoto Collaborate

French soccer icon Zinedine Zidane and Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto have joined forces for an ad campaign in the run-up to this summer’s World Cup.

fashion-scoops/news
Zinedine Zidane with models in Y-3

Zinedine Zidane with models in Y-3.

Photo By Stephane Feugere

KICKING AROUND: French soccer icon Zinedine Zidane and Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto have joined forces for an ad campaign in the run-up to this summer’s World Cup – and it turns out the two have more in common than meets the eye. “He doesn’t talk a lot, and that’s just fine,” the famously taciturn Zidane said at a Paris presentation for Y-3, the collaboration between Yamamoto and athletic brand Adidas.

 

Set to break in March in magazines including V and V Man, the ads depict Yamamoto as coach to Zidane’s team. The player, however, was reluctant to take on the mantle of fashion guru. “If I have any advice to give, it’s on the soccer front,” he said.

load comments

ADD A COMMENT

Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or simply type your comment below as a guest by entering your email and name. Your email address will not be shared. Please note that WWD reserves the right to remove profane, distasteful or otherwise inappropriate language.

Ads by Google

Newsletters
Newsletters

Sign upSign up for WWD and FN newsletters to receive daily headlines, breaking news alerts and weekly industry wrap-ups.

Publications

ArticleFinder

Fashion


Choose By

Clear

How it works

Close

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.


Or