August 4th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
The genetic lottery occasionally sees two parents make a child who looks quite a bit different, but it’s not exactly the recessive traits that are responsible for this new release from adidas Originals. The adidas Originals Torsion Attitude fuses the trail boot variation of a 1990 runner with the basketball influence from one of ’86′s most memorable silhouettes, and ends up looking very little like any of them. This New York Knicks colorup connects back to Patrick Ewing’s early days with adidas and should ship in September if you pre-order now from End.
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June 21st, 2012 by Aaron Hope
adidas resurrected it for lifestyle purposes in the mid ’00s and then Jeremy Scott took the Metro Attitude to new heights with all his wacky winged and bear-plushed designs. But the JS Wings weren’t the first major alteration to this 1986 Three Stripes basketball flagship; that distinction belongs to the adidas Originals Torsion Attitude, a ’90s baby that’s been brought back to life here with a slight adjustment to its height and ankle collar. The smooth-out means these read less like today’s high-ankle/low-heel roundball performance machines and more like a classic from the same period to which the Metro Attitude traces its roots. Check them out up close below, then find yours available at select adidas accounts like LDRS1354.
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