September 7, 2009 BY Aaron Kr.
Berlin’s Solebox are no strangers to the collaboration process, but for this adidas project they’ve taken some hiking influences, and mixed it with this signature favourite for a strong balance of two looks. To capture the offroad feel authentically, the dark sand coloured suede upper is accompanied by a D-ring top eyelet, while the reflective detailing ensures visibility. A sturdier, premium approach is nicely at odds with the featherweight feel of the original Rod Laver, but it gives the silhouette a new dimension. A premium burgundy lining and matching mesh tongue completes the upper, sat atop a white midsole, and coordinating burgundy outsole, finished with a ‘SOLE LOVER’ heel tab, as the grass courts give way to less level terrain.