Japanese e-mall Zozotown links up with adidas Originals to create a collaboration that’s simultaneously timely and unexpected. The ZOZO x adidas Originals Campus ’80s comes to us at a time when animal prints are at an all time high, bolstered by how easy it is to make a Year of the Snake sneaker look great. But instead of taking the simple scaled approach that’s already worked well for several Three Stripes releases including a trio of CP 80s last summer, ZOZO opts to use a very shaggy pony hair to create an asymmetrical approach that from a distance would look like a well-aged navy lowtop. Up close and after the jump below, you can see how this March release is about half-suede, half-fur with a little snake sprinkled on top; be sure to stick with Sneaker News to see if they slither stateside.
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