September 21st, 2013 by Aaron Hope
Before today, each of the adidas Originals Top Ten Hi Sleek Bow releases had the last word in its name signifying a bow tie embellishment at the tongue. Turns out ‘bow’ can mean something entirely different and equally satisfying, as the newest pair revisits the black/white/red color combo, but instead of a necktie, these wrap the ankle in a paisley-patterned bandana. It’s tied carefully so as to reveal an unrolled corner on the medial side, while converging in, you guessed it, a bow knot on the lateral. Check out the latest release from Three Stripes’ Sleek Series in more photos below, then grab a pair from Originals stores including Overkill.
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August 12th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
After waiting eight months between colorways, the sneaker boasting the world’s biggest bowtie has dropped in two new styles this week. The adidas Top Ten Hi Sleek Bowtie is back in another black makeup, and like the one that we saw around the turn of the year, these opt for a glossy patent leather that reflects the semi-formal theme. This new edition strays from the two-toned formula we’d seen to date by adding Lab Green accents and multicolored bedazzling on the namesake tongue, a new feature that has us wondering how many embellishments single sneaker could actually sustain. Have a closer look after the jump, let us know what you think and find them available now at select Three Stripes retailers like Titolo.
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