The last Sneaker adidas tubular black Con venue was bursting at the seams, as it could not contain the mass crowd that showed up to take part in the best sneaker event of its kind. So, the event moved uptown and a bit East as Sneaker Con took over a collegiate-sized gymnasium as Baruch College opened its doors to host the biggest NYC event in history! The gym was packed front to back with amazing vendors showing off their collections and with a special preview showcase of adidas Originals upcoming gear, and even a number of notable sneakerheads in the game popped through, like Ed Lover, Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks, Jack Ballard of the New England Patriots, DJ Clark Kent, Mayor and All Day. The line was hundreds deep hours before the doors opened, but luckily the venue was large (and cool) enough to keep everyone comfortable in their kicks.
It s easy to forget amid the popularity of the Dunk and Air Force 1 Highs, Jeremy Scott s 80s basketball throwbacks for adidas or even the Crown brand s own Society, that Supra s first Skytop represented a huge departure and helped to spark a renewed interest in hightops and beyond. So this is a brand who recognizes the value of making a definitive aesthetic statement, and yet, adidas shadow they ve never produced anything quite like this new model we re showcasing today. The Supra Falcon has more of a lifestyle look to it than serious skateboarding, thanks to premium leahter uppers lacking any simblance of ollie reinforcement, and instead focusing on a molded look in the neighborhood of Kanye West s Louis Vouitton collabos or last winter s Batman-ish Puma Urban Swift. Let us know what you think of this stand-out design after adidas tubular white you examine the Falcon in greater detail below, and be sure to stick with Sneaker News for word on the US debut.
From their long-term collaborative partners to in-house Originals, adidas has upped the ante on their boot lineup for FW12. Perhaps noticing the surge in popularity of a thoroughly reinvigorated Nike All Conditions Gear collection, Three Stripes has issued weather-stomping designs with Jeremy Scott and David Beckham, and the latter s use of Gore-Tex waterproofing carries over into a dope rugged hightop with plenty of style. And it s not exactly a boot, but the adidas Originals RAINTEK Leather will absolutely resist rainy days while showing off a snowflake pattern that suggests they re capable of keeping you warm during the worst winter days. These are slated for an October debut and you can examine some additional angles after the jump, then check back with Sneaker News for adidas tubular grey release info.
David Beckham and Mark Gonzales approach two very different sports with entirely different attitudes, but they re united in their allegiance to a particular Three Stripes lowtop whose charm is evident even without a celebrity endorsement. But Becks name on the adidas Originals Doley doesn t just mean he had a hand in picking the colors and changing the lines to resonate with his capsule s lux-sport look. Beckham s name is also a guarantee of top-notch quality, as in the case of these grey nubuck and red glossy leather joints you can see in full after the jump. Let us know if these Stripe-less styles outmatch the breathable springtime duo and stick with Sneaker News for US release info.
At the young age of 23, Derrick Rose signed the second-most lucrative sneaker contrast in history, essentially teaming up with adidas for the rest of his career. But how did Rose and adidas arrive at this history-making point? The adidas-and-D-Rose connection began in Memphis, a team outfitted by adidas, and spilled over into the NBA when Rose was the top pick. A quick rise to stardom and an MVP award cemented his role as one of the few elite athletes in the NBA that had a signature sneaker to call his own, but prior to his collegiate years, Rose was, in fact, rocking Kobes, LeBrons, and Air Jordans. Currently, we are awaiting the official launch of the adidas adiZero Rose 3.0 while Derrick Rose works out the kinks from the frightening injury that occurred early in the NBA Playoffs (he s coming back stronger than ever), so check out this great recap of Derrick Rose s sneaker history and we ll keep you updated on what s to come for adidas and Derrick Rose.
Jeremy Scott has taught us that, yes, there are indeed limits to his own style, and in a case of if-it-ain t-broke . . . we get a new design with winged embellishments along the lines of his breakthrough JS Wings. The adidas zx 500 Jeremy Scott x adidas Originals Butterfly Wedge (previously seen in a lower cut) ups the ante in a way that should only make owners of humongous gauze nets the slightest bit agitated, though you re pretty well signing up to be pointed at all day when you select something this ostentatious. Have you the courage to showcase arguably the most outlandish boot we ve ever seen from a major sneaker brand? Let us know after you ve seen them from a few more angles, and stick with Sneaker News for US release info on this style that just dropped overseas.