Classics Revisited: adidas Oddity Series (2005)
Since June of 2008, adidas received a healthy boost of off-the-wall streetwear notoriety with the launch of the Jeremy Scott for adidas Collection. Recognized primarily for the outrageous add-ons of wings and stuffed animals, Jeremy Scott put adidas Originals back on the map thanks to these cracked out designs, but Scott wasn’t the first to attempt an energetic revitalization of adidas’ most prized models. Just a few years back, in 2005, adidas Originals quietly launched the adidas Oddity Series – a small capsule of four Originals colored up in some of the most outrageously out-of-bounds colorways ever put forth by the three stripes label. The four models were the adidas Questar, Rising Star, ZX800, and the lesser known adidas Handball 5 Plug, and were released at select adidas retailers in the U.S. and in Europe. While the Oddity Series continued to exist several years after the original ’05 set, none are as coveted as the four listed here, so check out these worthy inclusions of our Classics Revisited series below and let us know if you’ve got a pair in your stash!
adidas Oddity Series