Pictures of car parts and rain-splattered windows were distorted with bright colours and printed onto a variety of waterproof, sheer and cotton fabrics.
"This collection served as testament to the irreverent brilliance of Peter Saville, who found inspiration in the vastness of the internet, culling images and words from online forums, social media and personal blogging platforms," said the brand.
Used for both men's and women's apparel, the prints cover baggy trousers and hooded T-shirts to create colourful ensembles as well as sections of clothing like sleeves.
Saville also designed the typography to write the slogans he took from social media sites across the clothes. The shapes of the garments are elongated to reinterpret classic American sportswear.
Adidas provided us with the following text:
Y-3 Spring Summer 2014
This season, Y-3 gets graphic with renowned art director Peter Saville, whose hyper-colourful designs form the basis of a collection inspired by digital noise and named Meaningless Excitement.
The title is both a critique and celebration of internet culture - its heights and depths - as well as the relentless pursuit of the next big thing. On the runway, this was clearly seen in acid-bright prints and distorted slogans, which swirled across sleek, paired-down clothing for men and women.
This collection served as testament to the irreverent brilliance of Peter Saville, who found inspiration in the vastness of the internet, culling images and words from online forums, social media and personal blogging platforms.
He then cropped and warped these materials into an author-less and strangely beautiful pulp, which found its way across classically American styles deconstructed through Japanese tailoring.
The collection pushed the limits of authentic American sportswear by elongating its shapes and subverting the codes of its style.
The show closed with a trio of breathtaking couture-style gowns in Yohji Yamamoto's classic style, serving as a beautiful palate cleanser and reminder of beauty's possibility.
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