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Adidas Consortium FW '14 Primeknit Pure BOOST
Adidas' Primeknit technology continues to impress, slowly picking away at the knit market almost entirely dominated by Nike—and the latest release for FW 2014 from their limited edition Consortium line is sure to help in the endeavor. Two new colorways...
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Adidas + Streetmachine: 25 Years of European Skateboarding
The winters in Scandinavia are long and rough, but the summers are glorious. It's no secret that when the midnight sun is in full swing, skateboarding thrives on the streets of the North. Originally opening in Paris in 1989, the now Copenhagen-based...
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A First Look at Adidas Originals FW 14
Adidas has a long collaborated with influential individuals in the worlds of fashion and design—notable recent partnerships include the likes of Tom Dixon, Mark McNairy, Pharrell, Kanye West and Nigo. While none of those named had a part in the...
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Adidas by Tom Dixon SS14
During Milan's Salone de Mobile this past April, British industrial designer Tom Dixon first introduced his debut collaboration with German sporting giant Adidas. In the months following, the Adidas by Tom Dixon SS14 collection popped up at both...
CULTURE
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Peter Varga Concept Bicycles Beginning with a Master's Degree project in 2007, Slovakian designer Peter Varga has continued each year to produce unconventionally intelligent bikes. Highlighted on Selectism, Varga's bikes have won several awards...
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World Cup 2010
Starting this Thursday, 10 June 2010, the opening festivities of the 19th World Cup screen live at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, with spectacular events planned—including South Africa's own R&B sensation Lira—kicking off the world's most...
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Solebox x Hypebeast x Adidas: Zeitfreis Cycling Sneakers
Later this month, Adidas will introduce Zeitfrei, its new line of cycling-inspired shoes. For the first offerings, they opted for a pair of collaborations, one with the preeminent sneaker site Hypebeast and the other with the Berlin-based boutique...
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Y-3 "Nice to Meet You" Sneaker
We love New York, everybody loves New York, but the latest to proclaim it is Yohji Yamamoto with this limited-edition Y-3 shoe that inaugurates the new Y-3 store opening in Manhattan today. Made using Japanese denim from Yamamoto's fabric atelier...
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mi Innovation Center: Adidas Sport Performance Store in Paris
Adidas' new mi Innovation Center, an interactive retail space in Paris designed by Hamburg's Mutabor Design, brings full customization to the masses. Located on the Champs-Élysées, the flagship store integrates a fully computerized...
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Adicolor Spring 07
Adidas was mainly successful with it's Adicolor series last year (I say mainly successful as some of the shoes have been knocked down in the January sales) and it's looking for more of the same this year. Pictured are three new colorways...
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adidas Superstar Skull T-shirt
I don't know if this one will ever come to market, but let's hope so. I caught this shot of a three-striper out and about wearing a t-shirt with a skull made from 11 collaged Superstars. It reads really well from a distance and as you get...
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adidas Materials of the World
Celebrating unique cultures of the world, adidas' Fall/Winter 2006 collection features a line of sneakers and clothing made out of fabrics sourced from Japan, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Turkey and Mexico. Often at least partially handmade...
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Adidas vs Nike vs Puma
Easily the biggest grudge match in Germany this month will not be between two of the countries competing, but between homegrown Adidas and, of course, American arch-rivals Nike. The business media is already hot on the Stripes versus the Swoosh...
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adicolor Black
The final video in the adicolor podcast series is just now out, but be warned: Black is sick and twisted. Created by Saiman Chow, this piece is the story of a demented, loveless panda told in three scenes each more astonishing than the previous...
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adicolor Yellow
Neill Blomkamp's yellow for adicolor has just arrived as the second to last piece in the series. While his neo-urbanism action drama short may seem like the biggest budget of all the adicolor podcast videos to date, all the directors apparently...
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adicolor Red
I was in San Francisco last week for a conference and slacked off on my now regular Wednesday adicolor podcast coverage. In case you haven't already found it, Red is here. Directed by Roman Coppola, Red is the most fun of the series so far telling...
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Crooked Tongues Black
Our friends at Crooked Tongues have tweaked their annual shindig this year to tie-in with their adicolor collaboration. As they have designed a shoe and jacket for the Black series, they've decided to call the bash at Black Monday. Can you see...
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adicolor Podcast: Blue
Our friends over at Psyop are on the adicolor Podcast roster and their turn is now up. Blue is a digital flip book and a refreshing change from the abstract (though very pleasing) White, Green and Pink. Set on the streets of New York's Lower...
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adicolor Podcast: Pink
Another Wednesday, another adicolor podcast. Don't you want to be exhausted with all this adicolor stuff? I know I do. The thing is they're going from best to exceptional, so it's rather hard to get tired of it. It's a couple hours...
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Vice Scandinavia adicolor Contest
Lystring skandinav! Vice Scandinavia is hosting a juried design contest for adicolor Adidas sneakers. You have to be a scandalous Scandinavian (från Sverige, Norge eller Danmark—ibland även Finland) to enter by using an entry form...
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adicolor Podcast: Green
The second podcast in the adicolor series is just now out. Green was created by HAPPY and features a surreal tale of how the Finkles and the Gladstones get together each year to celebrate the end of the nuclear winter. HAPPY is directing duo Guy...
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adicolor Podcast: White (aka adiporn)
Continuing the adicolor blow-out, adidas has commissioned 7 different directors to make video shorts for each adicolor hue. The first one just dropped—White was created by Tronic and stars Jenna Jameson playing a game of whack-a-mole. Apparently...
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