May 22nd, 2013 by Aaron Hope
Longtime Sneaker News readers know to expect a new rollout from Nike Tennis as we approach each of the year’s four Grand Slam tournaments. Here we see Three Stripes beat them to the punch with a new French Open collection in collaboration with Stella McCartney. Tennis stars including former world #1 Caroline Wozniacki will wear the adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade at Roland Garros, an advanced technical design built to withstand the extreme lateral movements on Paris’ clay courts. Stick with Sneaker News to see what else rolls out as we approach the tournament starting next week and check out more shots of the adidas Barricade by Stella McCartney below.
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September 17th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
“It’s very important to understand all aspects of the shoemaking process.”
adidas Originals designer Ilka Liebmann emphasized the influence of longtime Three Stripes creative contributor Markus Thaler in a new video that details the process by which Thaler delegated and brought to fruition a new pack of collaborative releases. In ‘The Legacy of Craftsmanship’, we see young designers learning from the aged master how to best realize concepts created for adi-reppers Derrick Rose, Lionel Messi, Snoop Dogg and Caroline Wozniacki. The respective output of adidas Originals Torsion Attitude, Samba, Pro Shell and Courtstars are highly expressive and personalized, and reflect the dedication to excellence that made Thaler’s 40-plus years and the Originals line’s first decade so successful. Stick with Sneaker News to find out when these release and check out the full video below in the meantime.
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