Perhaps the illest kicks to hit the air since the winged sandals of Hermes, Jeremy Scott presents these Electric Mesh Wings 2.0 as part of his 2014 Spring/Summer collection for Adidas Originals. Bold being an understatement, the synthetic mesh upper is colored a vivid electric lime, featuring an untraditional closure that is a lace-up with [...]


27 Mar
The timeless tennis silhouette gets a remake in geometry

The Adidas Consortium has a new PLAY, a project involving top Asian designers doing re-interpreptations of the otherwise tried-and-true Stan Smith (you know, one of our favorite sneakers ever). This simple-but-retro shoe, is perhaps most often recognized for its basic design, perforated “three-stripe” sides, all-leather top, and standard rubber sole. But designer Shigeki Fujihima adds [...]


Jeremy Scott lends his considerable imagination to the tech world with his latest accessory. Wisely leveraging his collaboration with adidas Originals, Scott takes one of the German athletic brand’s most iconic items and twists it into a most unexpected offering. Using one of their classic nylon and polyester tracksuit tops, Scott reimagines the jacket as a [...]


If you’ve ever wondered about the history of Stan Smith, and how his shoes became a staple in skateboarding, adidas has come to inform. Did you know the famed tennis player actually cut his teeth performing 360-kick flips in Pasadena? Or that he practiced No Complies on the graffit-strewn asphalt of the Brooklyn Banks? Well, [...]


Jeremy Scott takes the iconic Rod Laver silhouette and does what he does best — transforming something ultra minimal into the ultra magnetic. The normally crispy white Laver sneaker gets a total overhaul from the LA designer, crafting the entire tennis shoe in a metallic gold reptile print leather that makes it instantly unavoidable. The low-top sneaker [...]


13 Feb
The latest release from the overlord of subtle footwear

The latest adidas Originals sneaker comes off as a bit more reserved for Jeremy Scott, who’s made his famed footwear into everything from psychedelic teddy bears to Totem poles. This latest takes adidas’ Instinct High silhouette and brandishes the exaggerated padded tongue with a bold representation of the British flag, aka the Union Jack, leading to the apt [...]


It’s no secret we love our Stan Smiths — we rated them pretty high in our Top 13 Sneakers, Shoes, Boots, High-Tops & Luxury Footwear Of 2013 best-of list. So it’s exciting to see the high-end maestros at adidas Consortium re-imagine the sneaker in a quartet of premium materials. Although one of the greatest attributes of the shoe [...]


23 Dec
Sci-fi performance sneakers for the 25th Century

Couture fashion designer Rick Owens teams up with adidas for a collection of “sneakers” for the latter’s Spring/Summer 2014 season. As can be expected of the highly futuristic Owens, the shoe’s design looks like something ripped from the costume department of a sci-fi flick, although there is a strong influence of adidas performance shoe background. The [...]

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