1996: inventor Frampton Ellis came to Adidas with a new way to create sneakers. Squared-off edges, he argued, were a driving force behind rolled ankles and should be replaced by wider, rounded soles that would produce more stability for athletes.
Adidas took his product and produced a new shoe called Feet You Wear. Adidas went on to use the bulky, rounded soles on everything from the Forty Low Trainer to the Salvation Running Shoe. Kobe Bryant’s signature Adidas kicks, the Adidas KB8 III, used this tech.
This month, Adidas is bringing the soles back but with a more modern take on Boost technology to give them a more 2018 look.
NBA fashion persona star Nick Young has already been seen wearing a pair of what are now called “Crazy Boost You Wear” on the basketball court. He was wearing a pair of on court shoes rather than the streetwear ones. Both shoes are built to allow more natural movement for the wearer.
The shoe is cut into three parts, making each sole completely separated. The overall product is one of the most comfortable shoes you can wear.
The return of Feet You Wear on Kanye West’s Yeezy 500s and the new Boost You Wear is bringing back 90s nostalgia. This time, it might be around for good.
While the sports world influences and has one of the biggest effects on culture, Adidas has been the brand who has been keeping up with channeling that influence through their brand. The brand is driven by many creative types; artists, designers, musicians, and more, and have used celebrities of all types for their newest campaign titled, “Calling All Creators”. The new campaign brings creative minds from all different backgrounds together.
The new campaign is held together by some of the biggest influencers in this current year including: James Harden, Lionel Messi, Paul Pogba, Von Miller, Pharrell Williams, Kris Bryant, Carlos Correa, Candace Parker, DeAndre Hopkins, Pusha T, Damian Lillard, Karlie Kloss, David Beckham, Garbiñe Muguruza, Alexander Wang, Aaron Rodgers, PK Subban, Paige Tapp, Chiney Ogwumike, Brandon Ingram, Jeremy Lin, Kristaps Porzingis, Derrick Rose, Tracy McGrady, and Lindsey Horan. altogether, this group of talented creators have come together to make an interesting campaign video and a new load of amazing shoes.
‘Creativity is everything in today’s game. It’s about making a statement. I think what we’re trying to do is leave a mark so the game will never be the same,’ they say.
When the long Saturday night turns into an even longer Sunday morning, sometimes your stomach can’t handle it all and might surprise you with a very unpleasant surprise. More than likely you didn’t get a chance to change out of your night out clothes. You end up vomiting all over the toilet and on your nice shoes, most of us have been there.
Luckily Adidas has released a pair of trainers to help prevent ruining a good pair of shoes. The Adidas Münchens are specially coated to stop spilled drinks and bodily fluids from ruining the leather. The trainers cost roughly around $233 USD but are currently sold out.
The Münchens were specifically released to go along with Oktoberfest, hence why they are being advertised as “beer and vomit repellant”. The design is lined with a red and white micro-check pattern that matches the tablecloths at the iconic Bavarian festival and have a nice brown leather. The DPBR coat is what ensures that it can stay puke and beer resistant. To finish up the shoe the word “prost” is stitched in right next to the three stripes. “prost” means “cheers” in German.
Oktoberfest is a folk festival originating in Munich, Germany where more than six million people around the world partake in. The festival usually has plenty of beer and food so the shoes are great for attendees seeing how rowdy things can get that can lead to a beer or two spilling.
The festival can be a scary scene for your brand-new clothes, especially your shoes, which makes these shoes a guaranteed match for these kinds of events. The shoes are even perfect for just normal wear around town or hanging out with friends. The shoes are stylish enough that even hip parents can wear if they are used to their own children spilling stuff everywhere.
Adidas recently dropped the new and improved sneaker, which is a part of the NMD sneaker family designs. The new Adidas NMD City Sock 2 is 1 of the 8 most popular sneakers of the 2017 summer trends. Within the NMD sneaker family, multiple designs have been made such as the Original NMD R1 or the Pharrell NMD Hu Series. Although, this sneaker is nothing like what the Adidas brand has dropped in recent history.
This City Sock design has a futuristic look and includes multiple features like never before! This sneaker feature zero shoelaces. Yes, you read that right… zero shoelaces! The laceless shoe features a horizontal stitch for a 22nd Century boost in the design. By having zero laces, the sneaker is extremely convenient and comfortable. The molded supports of the design will be found on the inner surface of the shoe, which is a signature stable within the NMD sneaker family. Another feature includes a cheetah print design that tends to zigzag across the shoe. This design is unique due to the visual effects. The grey and black cheetah print has a feature now known as “Shadow Knit.” This feature allows people to see different shades, dark to light, throughout the design as the shoes turns based on the amount of visible light.
The reviews of the Adidas NMD City Sock 2 shows absolute positive feedback regarding the sneakers design and wide base. For a limited time only Adidas is featuring the sneaker for only $180. This sneaker will knock your “socks” off by the multiple colors and complex design that is perfect for any type of style trends, especially for the everyday street style. So what are you waiting for… go buy your 22nd Century futuristic NMD City Sock 2 sneaker while supplies last at Adidas.com.
With the weather permitting, it is still very much possible to flourish your fashion fiend addiction under 90 degree weather. Paying attention to the material your clothes are made of is fundamental when hitting extreme temperatures. Light linens, easy breathing fabrics as polyester or cotton to keep cool. Here are some summer saves while updating your closet.
G-Star RAW 2 Pack V-Neck Tees -$35
Simple and casual, and classic v-neck shirts will always be in style. You can wear them with almost anything. You receive two shirts in this bundle with over 19 different colors to chose from. G-Star makes these shirts with a polyester and cotton blend, guaranteed to help keep cool. Other alternatives can be found at an abundance of stores like H&M, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Macy’s or Tjmaxx.
Zara Faux Leather Combination T-Shirt With Seams-$22.99
This Faux Leather shirt is good to add flare to your wardrobe. Dark colors tend to track more heat to your body in the sunlight so at night this is a great fit.The best part about leather is that is is guaranteed to always look good on you.
H&M Short-Sleeved Denim Shirt- $19.95
Denim is fun but heavy, but this shirt is actually a denim printed shirt made out 100% cotton. It has a distressed pattern to it giving off a retro vibe.
Club Monaco 10 ½” Jackson Short- $69.50
These cotton shorts come in two calm colors of navy and red. Designed for warm weather, these shorts are flexible to the occasion. Pair these with boats shoes, Vans, Converse or Puma Sneakers.
Bonobos -Straight Leg Washed Cotton Chinos -$43.98
For a business casual look, straight leg chinos are a great investment. They are even on sale now at Nordstrom in 9 different shades. These pants are also light and 100% cotton. You can find alternatives at Zaras, Macys, and Revolve Clothing.
H&M Chino Shorts- $19.95
These cotton shorts are a classic straight cut. They are meant to go slightly above the knee and are available in nine vibrant colors. These shorts are great for color blocking with a graphic tee or tank.
Cole Haan -‘Grant Mto’ Driving Shoe-$87.98
This half leather and suede shoe is on on sale right now for 50% off at Nordstrom. It also comes in three different shades. A versetile shoe can be worn for different occasions. Reviews about the shoe express “..Very comfortable, like walking on air!!!!”
Topman Suede Gibson Shoes.-$70.00
These casual brown shoes, detailed with beige stitching is a great way to seal an outfit. It is a 100% leather and is accompanied with a rubber sole. Some pastel linen trousers, cuffed at the bottom and a white v-neck would go really smooth with these shoes.
Adidas Ciero Sneaker- $75
Turn your day outfit around with these low cut Adidas. These comfortable sneakers are classics and are go to’s for many men. The red stripes give a pop of color on the simple suede beige sneaker. With hints of lime green on the back and front logos, the lightweight rubber sole finishes off the design. You can find this shoe online at Urban Outfitters.
Puma Super Classic Suede Sneaker- $59
Another sneaker alternative is this Classic Suede Puma Sneaker. The lightweight soles are great for everyday wear. Available in red, blue, black,and gray. You can find these at Urban Outfitters or Pumas offical website.
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