adidas Originals and New York retailer-turned-label Opening Ceremony have released the first look at their second collaborative collection for Spring 2013, starting with the ‘EQT Trail’ High-top sneaker. Injecting this classic adidas Originals silhouette with bright animal print paneling providing strong contrast to the deep blue suede of the upper. With this seasons collaboration taking inspiration from running and tennis, this sneaker inject sport elements into a design that’s clearly street-oriented. Finished off with a removable navy suede liner (see below) and custom Opening Ceremony x adidas Originals heel tags, you can pick this sneaker up now online at Sneakers N’ Stuff for $209 USD.
adidas Originals and New York retailer-turned-label Opening Ceremony have released the first look at their second collaborative collection for Spring 2013, releasing this bright striped take on the “Rod Laver Vintage Hi”. Available in two brightly-patterned striped motifs, the sneaker is also offered in straight black or white colorways for those that don’t need the extra attention. Expect these to drop at select adidas Originals retailers soon.
adidas Originals Blue is a collection designed with understated styling and quality tailoring in mind, innovating classics with modern character. The spring/summer 2013 lookbook exclusively features people within the creative industry to model the collection. This season’s cast presents London talents, including Peter and Kerry, dynamic music duo; Chantelle Lue, working in the press department for acclaimed architect Zaha Hadid; and Chris Gove, part of menswear label Percival.
A new design from Clarks Original, the Drille Mode combines classic Clarks styling with influences from the ever popular espadrille to create what is set to become a firm favorite during the coming months, constructed from premium suede and finished with their classic crepe sole. Available now at End Clothing.
Just when you thought that designer Jeremy Scott couldn’t outdo his outlandish pieces for adidas Originals, he releases the ‘JS Poodle’. Taking the idea of a sneaker ‘silhouette’ to a whole new level, Scott transforms the shoe into a dog, complete with an upper made with pink faux-fur and a heel that features a tail. As if all this wasn’t loud enough, the sneaker takes it up a notch with the tongue featuring a poodle head wearing self-referencing Jeremy Scott x Linda Farrow sunglasses. Now we’ve seen everything.
Given his outlandish designs and persona, this latest ‘Totem’ edition of Jeremy Scott’s famed ‘JS Wings’ design for adidas Originals should come as no surprise. Taking inspiration for the Native American art form of the totem pole, these shoes focus on elemental, iconic imagery punched-up with some bright colors. Based aroudn the adidas Originals Attitude hightop, a wide array of colors are applied on the upper, while the EVA midsole remains black, providing a stark constrast. Available now for pre-order via Luisaviaroma at $2100 HKD (approximately $ 270 USD.)
adidas Originals Spring/Summer 2013 collection takes a page out of their storied history in the sportswear market. Though the brand has become a streetwear staple, in its infancy it was very much 100% athletically-minded. As part of the 2012 spring/summer running collection, a number of the most durable runners from the ’90s and prior: Torsion Allegra X (making its first appearance in 20 years), Phantom, Tech Super and ZX series.
Footwear icon, Clarks releases another collaborative collaborative “Originals” effort with Rocky Mountain Featherbed. The result is a reinterpretation of the 1964 Wallabee silhouette inspired by the rugged outdoors aesthetic that RMF champions. With its classic moccasin toe and crepe rubber wedge sole, the upper boasts a tonal combination of premium suede and smooth leather. Available now at End Clothing for $135 USD
When it comes to Jeremy Scott, the word “subdued” has to be taken with a grain of salt. For his latest collaboration with adidas Originals for Fall/Winter 2012, Scott has added his distinct design sensibilities – albeit a tad more nuanced – to the JS Slim. Presented as a mocc-toed zip-up penny loafer, a bold blue and black polka dot pattern is consistent throughout and sits on top of a trusty black sole. Look for these when the collection hits adidas Originals retailers in August.
Mita sneakers teamed up once again with adidas Originals for Summer 2012 offering two new versions of the Campus 80s low top sneakers. Vintage is the main inspiration for the sneakers which features a classic yellow outer sole, suede uppers and a contrasting three stripe signature. The two versions are set to release late April at Undefeated.