New Adidas X Alexander Wang Sneaker Collaboration On It’s Way May 19th 2018! (Flames or Lames!?)

Alexander Wang has always been a designer whose high-energy, high-fashion gear is precision-crafted to provide a serious jolt. And while Wang’s own gear can get a little avant-garde, his recent work with Adidas takes things back down to street level. The second drop of his third collection for Adidas Originals hits stores on the 19th, and after getting a first look, we’re extremely hyped for its gritty Space Age–factory-in-Berlin vibes. There’s something very Euro about this drop—so ugly in its functionality that it circles back around to cool, while blessedly skipping right past the irony that defines some of Wang’s peers.

There’s an entirely new sneaker silhouette, reminiscent of the forthcoming Yung 1, that’s chunky and colorful, with a cream, green, and black sole, netting, and drawstring detailing. Its mixture of materials (suede, carbon fiber, neoprene) feels super futuristic, but not in an unwearable way. Then there’s a more serious, sleeker sock-sneaker, a black cotton number that’s lightened up by a pebbled white midsole and gum-sole bottom. The clothes, meanwhile, are very Run Lola Run meets The Matrix: functional silhouettes tweaked just so, with detailing inspired by the idea of production defects. Included in the drop are black nylon notched-collar jackets with red text printed down one side, and high-collar bombers (Adidas minidresses with stripes running past the hem, too). The pieces are meta and self-aware but not weighed down by excess pretension or sporty detailing.

The collection is modeled in its promo materials by Hanne Gaby Odiele and Binx Walton—“caught,” Adidas writes, “in the disheveled back office of the factory’s manager.” Who knows, or cares, why! In any case, it won’t just be the girls having all the fun—the gear is unisex. It’s dystopian-future fashion that’s still chill and super wearable—and a good reminder of why we love Alexander Wang’s minimalist cool in the first place.

19 thoughts on “New Adidas X Alexander Wang Sneaker Collaboration On It’s Way May 19th 2018! (Flames or Lames!?)”

  1. I was suggested this web site by my cousin. I’m not positive whether or
    not this put up is written by means of him as no one else
    know such specified about my trouble. You’re amazing! Thank

  2. I know this web page presents quality depending articles and extra information, is there any other site
    which offers these things in quality?

  3. Excellent goods from you, man. I’ve be aware your stuff prior to and you’re
    simply too great. I really like what you have received right here, certainly like what you’re saying and the best way by which you are saying
    it. You make it enjoyable and you continue to take care of to keep it smart.
    I cant wait to read much more from you. That is
    really a wonderful web site.

  4. Nice post. I was checking constantly this blog and I’m impressed!
    Very helpful info particularly the last part 🙂 I care for such info much.
    I was seeking this particular info for a very long
    time. Thank you and best of luck.

  5. Thank you for the auspicious writeup. It in reality was a amusement account it.
    Look advanced to far introduced agreeable from you!
    However, how can we keep in touch?

  6. My partner and I stumbled over here different website and thought I should check things out.
    I like what I see so i am just following you. Look forward to checking out your
    web page repeatedly.

  7. Hello! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if that would be okay.
    I’m definitely enjoying your blog and look forward to new updates.

  8. Hey there! I’m at work browsing your blog from my new iphone!
    Just wanted to say I love reading through your blog and look forward to all your posts!
    Keep up the fantastic work!

  9. Hello there, just became alert to your blog through Google, and found that it is truly informative.

    I’m going to watch out for brussels. I will appreciate if you continue this in future.
    Numerous people will be benefited from your
    writing. Cheers!

  10. I’m truly enjoying the design and layout of your site.
    It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes
    it much more pleasant for me to come here and visit more often. Did you
    hire out a designer to create your theme? Exceptional work!

  11. Hi there, I found your website via Google at the same time as
    searching for a related matter, your web site got here up, it seems good.
    I have bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.
    Hello there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found
    that it’s truly informative. I’m gonna watch out for brussels.
    I’ll be grateful if you happen to proceed this in future.
    Many folks might be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  12. Howdy! This is my 1st comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and
    tell you I truly enjoy reading through your blog posts.
    Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that go over the same subjects?

  13. I like what you guys tend to be up too. This sort of clever work and
    reporting! Keep up the superb works guys I’ve incorporated you
    guys to my own blogroll.

  14. Thanks for the auspicious writeup. It actually was once
    a amusement account it. Look complex to far added agreeable from you!
    However, how can we keep in touch?

  15. I’ve been browsing online more than 4 hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours.
    It is pretty worth enough for me. In my opinion, if all site owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the net will be a lot more useful than ever before.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *