FYI, adidas is never meant to be written with a capital A. That’s just the way they want it, and because they have been crafting some of the finest sneakers for as long as they have then yes, we will give that to them. We just got two new styles in store with some pretty cool history behind them, so we thought we would share it with you.
The adidas SL72 was originally created for the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972 for the medal winners to wear on the podium.
This retro colour way is crafted from breathable nylon weave and longhaired suede and sits on top of a gum sole. The SL stands for super light and we have a feeling they were onto something. These days it’s all about the weight of the sneaker and considering the SLs were designed over 40 years ago their lightness still holds up.
The Basket Profi is a classic basketball silhouette that was originally released in 1969 as a high top. It was one of the first nubuck shoes to be worn for professional league basketball.
Somewhere along the line, the designers at adidas decided to cut the shoe down into the low version. After all, the Pro Model got cut down to the Superstar, and where would we all be without the Superstar?
Cop these now at your friendly neighbourhood Prime store, or online.