March 14th, 2013 by Aaron Hope
Their just-dropped Crazy 8 Tennis utilized some of the same crazy illusion-inducing striped patterning that defined Opening Ceremony’s late 2012 Rod Laver hightops. The New York-based fashion label goes in the complete opposite direction with their second Opening Ceremony x adidas Originals Rod Laver High Vintage duo, opting for simple black and white leather uppers plus just a hint of gold for the eyelets and branding. Let us know how these two sets compare after you’ve seen more of the new ones after the jump, then grab yours at retailers like Extra Butter.
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December 15th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
Following up on some fairly subdued styles last summer where floral prints took center stage, New York’s Opening Ceremony goes over the top, adding a tremendously eye-catching remix on an oft-overlooked classic hightop known for its simplicity. The Opening Ceremony x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage High is utterly jarring, thanks to high-contrast stripes arranged vertically with a split down the middle that furthers the sense of optical distortion. White and black soled designs feature different stripe configurations but both emphasize lemon-lime and they’ll bring a fresh flavor to the summer fashion season when they hit retailers like LuisaViaRoma by April 2013.
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