Unless you are going to someone else’s wedding, you can never really go wrong with white. That is probably one of the reasons why Adidas decided to go for another classic with the Adidas Originals Superstar 80s “Equipment Orange”.
adidas Superstar 80s
Color:Off-White/Equipment Orange-Core Black
Do not be fooled by the name. Despite the inclusion of “orange,” these kicks are not fully covered by the pastel shade. In fact, it is more white than orange as Adidas confines the orange shade to the signature diagonal lines along the sides. The same color graces the upper heel portion of the kicks, beautifully framing the shoes and allowing it to stand out without being too loud.
To be honest, the color orange hardly does the shoes justice. Sneaker news released several on-feet images of the kicks some time ago and the colorway definitely presents more personality than expected. Eye-catching but not in a loud or garish way, the orange shade looks like they got the idea direct from the color of the sun.
The rest of the shoes including the soles and tongue are done in white. On the center of the tongue, you can see a distinctive logo – the only other color aside from the orange. Even the laces are kept in discreet white – which is actually great since this makes them very easy to replace.
Despite the use of just two colors however, you can’t say that the Adidas Originals Superstar 80s “Equipment Orange” has no personality whatsoever. The limitation in color is easily overcome by the varying textures and depths of the trim. You can easily see the different white materials used to create the overall shoes so that the changes in texture are a design in itself. With very clean lines of stitching, you can see that the kicks are beautifully put together in a testament of quality usually attributed to the Adidas name.
The Adidas Originals Superstar 80s “Equipment Orange” is already available in selected Adidas stores so if you want them, you can put in your order right now. There is no posted price though so make sure to inquire before making that purchase. For what appears to be a classic, there is hope that Adidas will be attaching your typical price tag to the shoes.
Of course, this is just one of the releases from Adidas this year. If you do not like Equipment Orange, you can check out other Adidas release dates 2016 and find out if any other colorways and silhouettes appeal to you.