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Oakland’s Unity Teams With adidas For A Continental Vulc In Support Of LGBTQ+ Community

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adidas‘ skateboarding division continues its collaborative run with an upcoming Continental Vulc. Instead of the “Gonz” or Metropolitan, however, Oakland-based Unity is the Three Stripes’ latest co-conspirator.

As with the standard Continental 80, the forthcoming pair features a low-cut trim and predominantly leather construction. Suede overlays throughout the “Cloud White” arrangement deliver skate-appropriate durability. Faint hues accent profile stitching and adidas branding at the midfoot window; a darker blue interrupts the rather tonal design on the tongue and heel, with he former boasting Unity’s “Together” graphic. The pro-LGBTQ brand, which formed in 2017, also stamps its name on the lateral heel and sockliner; the insole features a vibrant, multi-colored graphic. Vulcanized rubber sole units forgo any eye-catching palette in favor of a slightly-yellowed “Chalk White” makeup.

Co-founder Jeffrey Cheung’s illustrations also appear on the recently-introduced Coronado model. A departure from the Continental Vulc’s light palette, the equally-low-top silhouette indulges in a tonal “Legend Ink” color scheme. The queer skateboarding project’s “DON’T BE AFRAID OF WHO YOU ARE” message is written on the inner collar in a soft “Sky Tint” hue. As with the accompanying gender-neutral apparel in this capsule, the Coronado and Continental Vulc celebrate self-expression and inclusion, just as Unity has been doing for years.

Enjoy official images of the Unity x adidas capsule here below, and find items available at adidas.com on August 28th.

Elsewhere under the Three Stripes umbrella, Sean Wotherspoon’s SUPEREARTH arrives on August 29th.

Updated (8/28/2020): adidas has postponed this release in an effort to show solidarity in the fight against racial injustice.

Unity x adidas Continental Vulc
Release Date: Upcoming 2020
Color: Cloud White/Chalk White/Light Blue
Style Code: EH1808

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Unity x adidas Coronado
Release Date: August 28th, 2020
Color: Legend Ink/Legend Ink/Sky Tint
Style Code: EH1806

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