adidas’ Made To Be Remade program is hands-down the most underrated green initiative in the footwear industry. If you need to be reminded again, here it is: buy a pair of Made To Be Remade shoes, wear them down to your liking, send the shoes back to adidas where it gets ground down to the base material, and wait for adidas to send you a brand new pair of sneakers. The logistics of a program like this is not easy to undertake, which is why adidas deserves the praise for taking on a truly closed-loop system that completely eliminates waste.
Originally debuting in the FUTURECRAFT.Loop model and later in an UltraBOOST and Terrex Free Hiker silhouette, adidas is now ushering its most globally renowned lifestyle sneaker in the Stan Smith. As you can see, this iconic tennis shoe is completely rebuilt with the base material from head to toe, including the knit exterior, the lining, the outsole, and more. The green QR Code is for internal tracking purposes so you can keep up with the life cycle of your specific shoe.
The $180 price is higher than what you’d expect for a Stan Smith, but these are clearly not your average pair of Stans. These are available now for adidas members only, so check the official photos ahead and add a truly unique pair of shoes to your rotation…forever.
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adidas Stan Smith "Made To Be Remade"
Release Date: Oct 19th, 2021 (Tuesday)
Mens: $180 Style Code: GY3020
North AmericaOct 19th, 2021 (Tuesday)