First seen this past Summer in a grey / blue & black / gold colourway, the The adidas Consortium adizero Adios 2 returns this weekend in an Old gold Camo and Black Snakeskin colourscheme. Combining a lifestyle look with performance capabilities, the first of the two Adios 2 ‘Camo’ features a synthetic suede and waterproof mesh upper covered in woodland camouflage. The Black Snakeskin release incorporates a premium leather and a waterproof mesh toecap combined with supreme snakeskin stripes and heel. Each of the shoes lining is composed of a technical mesh following with the performance pattern.
adidas Originals and Tokyo’s BEDWIN & THE HEARTBREAKERS have teamed up to produce 4 footwear selections for the fall/winter season. The Adidas Originals by BEDWIN is a new collection inspired by classic ’70s adidas design. BEDWIN & THE HEARTBREAKERS’ signature Americana-infused styling is evident throughout the entire collection.
adidas Boost is an interesting addition to adidas’ range of technologies. BOOST foam is an energy returning mass of pellets compressed to create a ride that needs to be worn once to understand. The adidas Energy Boost shoe merges that comfortable, cushioned feel that still lets the foot move naturally with the famed Torsion technology and a flexible techfit forefoot and supportive heel clip. This Trend & Adios version of the shoe has a wearable colourway that can be used for lifestyle or workout use.
Consortium has dipped into the adidas Performance roster for the first time, taking one of their most iconic running models – the adiZERO Adios 2 – and given it a lifestyle perspective. The adiZERO Adios 2 takes the snakeskin effect and uses it on the back half of the shoe, including the 3-Stripes, with yellow and mint green premium Italian leather. The forefront of the shoe features the technical materials of the performance model, using black synthetic suede and mesh to keep the shoe lightweight.
Just in is this latest capsule collaboration from adidas Consortium. The brand famous for their three stripes and French premium fashion brand Raf Simons connect for a rendition of the adidas Ozweego, Terrex, and Response 2 silhouettes, three of the brands most under-rated running shoe models. Raf has added a fashionable touch to all three of the sneakers, including high-quality custom detailing. Other features include Vibrant multi-coloured silicone bubbles used throughout the kicks to accentuate the shape while creating visual depth. The high-end performance outdoor and running capsule is now available.
The B.I.T.D. pack from adidas Consortium features one of their greatest silhouettes with a few well deserved touch ups. The Superstar 80’s Pack takes this Adi classic, redesigning it with updated details, while taking inspiration from its 1980’s heritage with nods to the decades Graffiti and Hip Hop Culture. These shoes which were, and continue to be, a go to for so many writers and artists are now available in store and online
New Consortium arrivals have hit the shops! The Boston Super OG trainer is seen here in two classic colourways. Celebrating the world’s oldest annual running event, the Boston Marathon, we see the Boston Super, which was originally created in 1984 to celebrate the famous run. The iconic model draws inspiration from the Phantom and the Centaur silhouete’s, and are seen here in a patriotic OG colorway, as well as a Blue and Yellow version, paying homage to the Boston Athletic Association, which organizes the Marathon every year.
In honor of the NBA playoffs, D. Chamberz and Bill Collector drop the highly anticipated video for “Nikes and Adidas.” The duo break it down for those stylishly repping Nikes and Adidas in this Mills Miller directed video. “Nikes and Adidas” is the perfect single to play at your playoff parties!
Finally releasing this Saturday April 20th we have the Consortium adidas X BAPE X UNDFTD collab. The kicks apply BAPE’s signature camouflage print, alongside blocks of khaki, taupe and off white, with the occasional splash of bright colour for added detail. These two favourite adidas silhouette’s have been given the midas touch, with the addition of special gold leaf detailing on the heels of both kicks. As always with Consortium, premium materials are used throughout, seen in the form of super soft leather and suede.
Just in from Adidas Consortium, we have three buttery soft leather Adicolor lo’s. These Spring time coloured kicks are inspired by the RGB colour model. The revisited sihouette comes in premium nubuck leather uppers, which feature soft tonal leather stripes on the outer and pop leather stripes on the medial side. Further details include each shoe coming in a matching box – specially created for this pack only.
Fragment Design’s Kazuki Kuraishi brings us four new releases from the ‘Retrograde Resistance 84-Lab’ line. The Japanese Streetwear designer takes inspiration from horse-riding, polo, football and hunting for the classic Campus and ZXZ Adv silhouettes. For the ZXZ we see full grain leather mixed with suede, mesh, enamel leather on the uppers, where mesh and premium suede’s are used on the Campus.
Fresh releases from Adi O this week are these four “Year of the Snake” sneakers which pay homage to the upcoming Chinese calendar year. The Superstar 80′s and Decade Hi OG’s, both feature snake skin accents and jade detailing throughout the kicks. The Decade’s sport a black / red suede upper with metallic gold snakeskin print on the 3-Stripes and collar. The Superstar’s are wrapped imitation snakeskin, while the red release gives a nod to the Chinese good luck superstition surrounding that color. Final details include imitation jade lace lock and removable hanging pendant.
Following the sell out HANON X CNTR release last week, we have 3 more selections from the vintage adidas Centaur model which have arrived at the shop this week. The Red, Navy blue, and Grey colourway are constructed with Sonic weld technology, reducing the amount of stitching and seams on the kicks. This lightweight re-build of the classic silhouette has a contrasting midsole, and an Adiflex, camouflage printed outsole.
adidas re-introduces the classic Centaur silhouette with the granite colour scheme of Aberdeen onto your feet. Coming in a mix of high quality nubuck and long haired suede with a two-tone mesh at the toe, the kicks represent the colors of HANON’s home town at its best. This limited edition Consortium release showcases embossed adidas & HANON flame logos on the heels. The footbed & sockliner of the kicks feature special HANON X adidas print, with further details including 3M materials found on the three stripes.
This year sees adidas Originals bring back the Torsion Allegra after a 20 year hiatus. We will have two versions, one being a collaboration with Berlin based sneaker retailer, Solebox, and and adidas Originals in house designed version. For the Solebox version they’ve reworked the Torsion Allegra S in a way that hints at the 90′s running heritage, with a fresh approach. A smooth suede upper features tones of grey and black though out while nylon mesh is used on the toe box and uniquely executed on the 3-stripes. A neoprene bootie construction and tongue moves the shoe forward to modern times and a 3M reflective quarter panel adds some pop. The in house designed version, the Torsion Allegra EQT, which was originally released in 1992, has a light colour way of white and taupe that is used on the synthetic suede upper and mesh toe box. Forest green accents are found on the heel counter, tongue loop tag, Torsion bar and the mesh 3-stripes.
Basketball culture had its golden times in the ‘80s and ‘90s with adidas playing an integral role in the scene, offering a range of impressive court footwear. In 1986, the Rivalry was released as a very close relation to the Conductor and came in a huge array of colour combinations. The original colourway paid tribute to Chicago’s and one of New York City’s top basketball teams at the time, the reason every New York & Chicago fan had to have their hands on a pair. For Consortium, adidas Originals brings back the Rivalry Lo in a nostalgic move with two colourways: the iconic OG of white, blue and orange is matched up alongside rival Chicago team colours in black, red and white. The reissue is upgraded with the quality materials that Consortium is known for.
For adidas’ latest collabo they collaborated with Takahiro Miyashita, the famed Japanese designer who is known for his retired line Number (N)ine and now his new line The Soloist. Miyashita uses four iconic silhouettes of adidas. The result is a collection of understated sneakers that focus on detail, craftsmanship, and the use of premium materials. Each pair is marked with minimal Soloist branding on the tongue.
ASAP Rocky and the ASAP Mob tore down the Adidas store in SoHo, NYC for the flagship store’s 10th anniversary. A lot of people have been saying that their favorite songs on the new ASAP Mob mixtape come from ASAP Ferg. There’s no doubt about it that A$AP Ferg shined through on that tape showing much versatility in his delivery of rhymes, Ferg is quickly becoming more of a fan favorite. At the Adidas store he performed a song called “Work”, a lead single off of Lords Never Worry. We captured him performing the song in it’s entirety, take a look at him performing “Work” in the video below.
Featuring gold Trefoil on a suede heel with antique eyelets, the latest Adidas Adi Navvy boot has shown up at the shops in a rich brown leather colourway. The popular boot sports a perforated three stripe branding on the side of the boots, and standard cord hiker laces, final details include a crisp white outsole.
Timed for last month’s Olympics, Adidas Originals produced these two Consortium collaborations with heritage English footwear brand, Church’s. Incorporating their expertise in brogues, Church’s have brought their style to life with this classic Adidas trainer. The release features perforated 3-Stripes in traditional brogue details, as well as a premium leather badge bearing the Church’s and Adidas Originals logo on the tongue of each sneaker. The kicks are comprised of premium leathers and soft suede’s, in both the brown and blue colourway.