adidas x Crooked Tongues ‘Oktoberfest’ München

September 26, 2008 BY

RATE THIS
0.00 / 5 (NO VOTES YET)
RATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THISRATE THIS
Loading...Loading...

adidas x Crooked Tongues ‘Oktoberfest’ München

When adidas gave the go-ahead to proceed with a themed Oktoberfest collaboration, Crooked Tongues’s collective minds instinctively headed to the Cities Series for the München – a late ’70’s indoor training shoe design, that originally carried the vast PU cup sole akin to the mighty Trimm Trab. And while photographic evidence indicates the München may have had a brief career as a volleyball shoe of choice, like many of its contemporaries, cult status in the UK beckoned as a oft-envied piece of terrace, pub and casual wear in the early ’80s.
Given the Munich location of the famed booze-based festival it was a no-brainer, amplifying the undisputed connoisseur pub shoe status on UK shores back to its namesake and the granddaddy of all beer events. Seeing as it’s a shoe we’ve loved in dual-tone texture mixes before, we wanted to give it some similar elements, and in the knowledge that some conceptual pieces get lost in heavy-handed storytelling, in a nutshell; we saw images of some lederhosen, noted the unexpected mixes of colour amid the well-known traditional elements, decided it looked unexpectedly fresh and set about working it into the shoe.

Trying to make our mark without sullying the basic appeal, the soft tan leather and suede upper is complimented by red suede stripes, a forest green canvas heel tab, solitary gold eyelet, and darker brown suede lining. Beyond the colourway, materials are integral without making it too busy – conscious of its relevance to a particularly discerning consumer we were keen not to diminish the original appeal while making our mark. The gold Crooked lettering and trefoil on the heel, and embroidered tongue and footbed branding completes a collaborative classic for the Winter months.

Releasing on September 26th, 2008, exclusively through Crooked Tongues, and retailing at 60gbp, the adidas/Crooked Tongues ‘Oktoberfest’ München is limited to just 300 pairs.

More photos below…
adidas x Crooked Tongues ‘Oktoberfest’ München

adidas x Crooked Tongues ‘Oktoberfest’ München

adidas x Crooked Tongues ‘Oktoberfest’ München

adidas x Crooked Tongues ‘Oktoberfest’ München

adidas x Crooked Tongues ‘Oktoberfest’ München

adidas x Crooked Tongues ‘Oktoberfest’ München

adidas x Crooked Tongues ‘Oktoberfest’ München

Loading...

Filed under: Adidas Collaboration

latest posts
Loading...
Load more posts

Get the latest News and Releases to your inbox

New Videos

Is the adidas' Futurecraft 4D the future of sneakers? by SneakerNews

How Kaws got to design an Air Jordan IV. by SneakerNews

Popular Posts

709379

Odell Beckham Jr. Signs Biggest Shoe Deal In NFL History by Sneaker News

709445

The Next Parley x adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 Is Revealed by Zack Schlemmer

709422

adidas Yeezy PowerPhase Restocking On June 4th by Sneaker News

709413

Nike Flyknit Racer “Be True” Releases On June 1st by Sneaker News

709521

Official Images Of The CLOT x Nike Vapormax by Sneaker News

Top Categories

  • Select Category

Archives

Sneaker Archive

MENU