Due to the fact that adidas Hoops’ athletes Damian Lillard and Donovan Mitchell have already kicked off the next chapters of their signature silhouettes, it was only going to be a matter of time before James Harden did the same. And it looks like that time may be approaching sooner than we think as early images of his next model — the adidas Harden Vol. 5 — have emerged on our radar.
Created by Jalal Enayah, former designer of past Jordan Westbrook products, the forthcoming silhouette keeps similar elements from the Harden Vol. 4 such as the textured midsoles, 3/4 height, and overall shape, but features several changes within its composition. Side profiles ditch the mesh base layers and opt to go with synthetic fabrications, while the mid-foot overlays in which the laces loop through have been altered in shape to look more so like an upside down “M”. Furthermore, the tongue logos has been modified from Three Stripe branding to Harden’s signature “H” logo that veers to the right, and printed on the medial walls lands a text hit that spells out “Created W/ James Harden. Volume 5 Chapter 1 / Creator” in digital-esque font. One of its inaugural colorways seen here comes engineered with bold red uppers, which is fitting as these match up with the Rockets uniforms, paired up with multi-colored accents presented through paint-like blobs throughout the its upper half. Check out a closer look at The Beard’s newest pair and its accompanying box right here, and expect these to drop via adidas.com and select retailers in the coming months.
For other Three Stripes news, the adidas Y-3 Runner 4D just dropped in a new black and sesame colorway.
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adidas Harden Vol. 5
Release Date: 2022
Mens: N/A Style Code: H68684
After MarketAvailable Now