July 1, 2012 BY Aaron Hope
The Rod Laver and its Vin(tage) variant have played a key role in the Three Stripes lineup of late, both in the Originals collection in a variety of colorways and collaborations, and even within the skateboarding division as a sort of specialty signature for the top riders. This new design descending from the Laver line looks like it could be a perfect fit for the latter appropriation, as the reinforced ollie area on the adidas Originals Court Savvy Low is exactly what you’d find in the textbook for skate sneaker design 101. You can also see the definite adidas tennis influence in that section’s perforated ‘Stripes’, though that’s not a signature element, but one borrowed from the Stan Smith. This subtle branding detail leaves the entire rest of the silo with the kind of sleek simplicity that all but ensures their success as a casual design, so check out more photos after the jump and get ready for the adidas Court Savvy to arrive at select retailers next month.
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