March 24th, 2013 by Aaron Hope
Recently adopted by Yohji Yamamoto’s fashion-forward Y-3 capsule, this 1984 classic runner reaches back to its US Olympic roots with this latest release. The adidas Originals LA Trainer is still waiting to make its move to the head of the pack while other Three Stripes classics fill the spaces left by the recent ZX cooloff. Hopefully this Cardinal, True Blue and Running White combination is a sign of things to come, its golden-branded tongue a hint of the competitive spirit exemplified by these sporty classically-styled colorways. Let us know what you think after seeing more shots below, then grab yours at adidas Originals accounts like Caliroots.
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April 1st, 2012 by Aaron Hope
While Nike Sportswear will look to celebrate USA Basketball’s recent achievements in celebration of this summer’s Olympic Games, adidas goes back a bit further for the lion’s share of its torch carriers. The adidas Originals LA Trainer reminds us of the USSR-boycotted 1984 Games where the US athletes dominated on their home turf, these three new colorways offering a redistribution of colors from the Stars and Bars spread across Light Scarlett, Pool and Dark Onix suede and mesh builds. They’re like many of the old school runners we’ve seen this season bridging yesterday’s shapes with today’s simple colorways that have their own vintage twist, and you’ll find them now at select Three Stripes retailers like Afew.
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