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adidas Originals Unbox Some Of Their Most Iconic Stories

Throughout this summer 2019 adidas is launching a variety of Home of Classics. At StylePilot we really like footwear. So, we couldn’t be more excited to try the Superstar 80s from the three stripes brand.

In adidas own words: “Viewed as a whole, Home of Classics is a documentation of some of adidas Originals’ most influential designs, and a true testament to the timelessness of the brand’s craftsmanship that provides longevity for the wearer, regardless of their choice of experience or expression”.

Inspiration

The Home of Classics collection is inspired by the brand’s 50 years of experience in craftsmanship, sport, and culture. You cannot avoid feeling the nostalgia browsing this collection.

Home of Classics is led by the Stan Smith, Continental 80 and the Superstar 80s. The lineup also features the Supercourt, Torsion Comp, S.C. Premiere and A.R. Trainer.

The collection is made up of 10 timeless, court-inspired silhouettes. adidas Originals is paying tribute to its lineage of classic white leather sneakers that has now transcended several generations.

The perfect spot

Finding a location to photoshoot the Superstar 80s was the next mission.

As the pair of Superstar 80s is black (and white), we decided to choose a surrounding to match them. We did find the perfect building a few meters away from London Bridge train station and the iconic Shard.

These shoes keep the look classic with a coated leather upper. They feature all the authentic details, including zigzag edging on the 3-Stripes and the signature rubber shell toe.

A discreet ‘Superstar’ signature above the famous three stripes!

A bit of history

This ’70s sneaker began life as a court-dominating B-ball shoe.

It wasn’t long before it was infiltrating the worlds of skateboarding and street style (not to mention the hip-hop main stage).

For decades, global creatives have regarded each sneaker as a blank canvas that carries them through experiences, granting the shoes greater meaning with every step. Symbolic of different stories and adventures, the Home of Classics collection has evolved through athletes, musicians, designers, style icons, and youth cultures alike that have re-interpreted each style to fit their lifestyle. Embracing how far people have taken, and will take, the brand’s timeless designs, the pack presents a line for the next generation of creators.

The sneakers are styled here with some black denim trousers from Belstaff, a leather jacket from Superdry and a white shirt from boohooMAN.

Specifications

  • Full grain leather upper for comfort and soft feel
  • Rubber cupsole; Synthetic leather lining
  • Logo on heel patch
  • Herringbone-pattern rubber outsole
  • Product code: C77124
Superstar Shoes: the sneaker with the shell toe!
A timeless design!
Zoom on the Night Nevil watch by Triwa: a 42 mm, all black, limited edition of Triwa’s most popular watch model Nevil. The Nevil is their interpretation of the classic chronograph.
£229 RRP. Shop at www.triwa.com.
One can never get tired of this perspective from More London Place!

Home of Classics collection available globally and online at www.adidas.com/homeofclassics

Superstar 80s: $80 or £79,95 RRP. Shop Superstar 80s

About adidas

Adi Dassler started adidas on August 18, 1949 because he wanted to make a difference in athlete performance. 70 years later, adidas has made an impact not only on sport and athletes, but on fashion, music, culture, sustainability and beyond. Travel through time and discover the history of adidas and the styles that have influenced where we are today.

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The Nite Jogger by adidas

adidas has recently launched their New Nite Jogger sneakers and we were thrilled to be invited to try them on!

adidas Originals offers up new iterations of the Nite Jogger model, reinterpreting the iconic road running sneaker through another unmissable aesthetic update.

In adidas words: “The reflective silhouette returns to stake its claim as an essential for any night time creator, backed with a campaign created by a global network of artists working in their fields of expertise.”

So let’s have a closer look!

The “specs”

The new Nite Jogger sneakers feature lightweight nylon ripstop, soft mesh knit, and suede overlays. Combined, these materials offer advanced adaptability for the unrelenting grind of 24/7 creativity. Hi-vis reflective details complete the upper, adding a new dimension to the shoe’s name and establishing it as a must have in the arsenal of any creative that thrives at night.

The Nite Jogger sneaker is capped off by the message “speed of nite” written in Morse code on its outsole and tongue.

Offered in a flurry of distinct new colorways, featuring tonal greys, pastel greens, and eye-catching orange hits, the result is a striking expression of the Nite Jogger silhouette’s enduring aesthetic, presented in an exciting new context. So, it is love at first sight!

How did we style it?

Since the adidas Nite Jogger is strictly a fashion shoe and is not meant for performance (running, training, etc.) we had to take this on board before choosing on how to style it.

So, we headed south, to the London suburbs, to get those street styles shots.

The nite joggers are styled here with a sneaker suit adding ‘cool formality’ to the ‘sportiveness’ of the shoes.

Inspired by the 1980 Nite Jogger, these shoes shine bright with retro style and reflective details. The mesh and nylon ripstop upper is detailed with suede overlays. An updated Boost midsole adds responsive cushioning for all-day comfort.

Modern cushioning updates this flashy ’80s standout.

Retro Inspiration

The original 1980 Nite Jogger featured a distinctive look with a midsole insert and a fluorescent reflective heel tab and 3-Stripes.

The shoe are rounded off with a BOOST midsole and durable rubber outsole, resulting in a silhouette that is elevated for comfort and engineered for nighttime exploration.

What we liked

The concept: the rebirth of a star from the 80’s!

The look: materials, fabrics and the available colour scheme.

The feel: very comfy! (thanks to the multi layers of soles).

Our Verdict

A very nice – and must have – addition to your summer essentials!

£99.95 / $130 RRP. Shop at www.adidas.com

About adidas

Since 1949, adidas has created new athletic footwear, sport-centric fashion and accessories designed to help people harness the power of sport in their life. Every year adidas produces over 900 million sports and sports lifestyle products with independent manufacturing partners worldwide.

adidas mission is to be the best sports company in the world. Every day, adidas strives to create and sell the best sports and fitness products in the world, and to offer the best service and customer experience – and to do it all in a sustainable way. To successfully do that, adidas focuses entirely on its authentic sports brand as they connect and engage with their consumers. You can now earn an exclusive 7% commission + increases on stylish products anyone will love from running shoes, hoodies and sweatshirts, to accessories.

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