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Sneaker Spotlight: maharishi x adidas Originals Stan Smith

maharishi x Adidas Originals Stan Smith

The Stan Smith never really left but adidas has made sure it’s getting a lot of attention as the silhouette has been re-released in its original white/green build in not only original form, but special edition Consortium editions as well as more colorways in the upcoming months. Smith wasn’t the first tennis player on to wear adidas, but the muted design and classic colorway made it a favorite amongst tennis and sneaker fans. Enjoying the return of a classic silhouette the Stan Smith has been the focus of many collaborations over the years. That includes this special blue build with British fashion label Maharishi. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight – Snoop Dogg x adidas Originals Freemont Mid

Snoop Dogg x adidas Originals Freemont Mid

With the untimely passing of one of the great legends in basketball, Jerry Buss was one of the most wonderful owners the NBA has ever seen. Mourning #sneakerholics will pay tribute by rocking the Lakers’ purple and gold while finding comfort in rooting on for their favorite team from the sunny state of California, even if the man running the show has passed. One of the more notable and popular fans of this storied franchise, Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion, always finds ways to make sure his favorite team is on display.  Before the name change, Snoop Lion released a collaboration with adidas to add to a long list of rappers forming partnerships with sneaker companies.  Releasing with the adidas “Originals” line, the Snoop Dogg x Freemont Mid was born. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: adidas Originals x Bread & Butter Berlin Decade Hi

adidas Originals x Bread & Butter Berlin Decade Hi

One of the premier trade shows of the year is Bread & Butter Berlin. Generally held in the middle of the year, BBB always has the attention of the sneaker community as many upcoming releases and samples are present at the event. During the show a number of brand will create special apparel and footwear to be released during the tradeshow. Different brands have worked with BBB to create special kicks and in 2011 during the 10th anniversary, adidas Originals were called upon. Not surprising to most, as adidas has been a partner and exhibitor at BBB since the beginning. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: UNDFTD x adidas Originals Top Ten Hi “B-Sides Edition”

UNDFTD x adidas Originals Top Ten Hi "B-Sides Edition"

For the younger #sneakerholics before the days of the CD’s or *gasp* MP3’s, music was put onto a record. The record was not a disc that DJ’s used to mix but had two sides of songs on it. The top, the a-side, generally held the more popular choice from the company, while the bottom, the b-side, was the music thrown in to fill up space. But many times the b-side was just as good, if not better than the original. So goes the case with UNDFTD’s 2011 rendition of the adidas Originals Top Ten Hi.

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Sneaker Spotlight: RUN DMC x adidas Originals “My adidas” 25th Anniversary Superstar 80s

RUN DMC x adidas Originals "My adidas" 25th Anniversary Superstar 80s

It was 1986 and RUN DMC started an everlasting relationship with adidas with their song “My adidas.” Last year to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the strong relationship between the two we saw a new special version of the classic Superstar 80s return. As with past RUN DMC Superstars the classic white and black treatment was given to the sneaker. But there was plenty of additions to ensure that these Superstar 80’s stood out from the crowd. Continue reading