Adidas gets inspiration from hot rods

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  1. kvan

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    Looks like adi took their time to overhaul one colorway of the cc's with some flames on the heel... thoughts?

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  2. dje31

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    While I'm generally a fan of "high visual clutter," especially as pertains to shoes, I find this kind of tacky. And I'm an Adidas fan as well.

    I came up with a better one on the miadidas site. Just waiting for it to show up as a stock colorway. Maybe they'll comp me a pair or two for my "contribution."

    What? You don't think Adidas & Nike aren't watching for and using better colorways than their own paid marketing and fashion folks can come up with? You probably also think the men's Wimbledon final wasn't fixed.
     
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  3. Gasolina

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    Isn't that the US open ball flame?
     
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  4. kvan

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    I find the whole midsole/heel area of the shoe to be quite tacky to be honest, but kudos to adidas for taking a shot at something different. Do you mind if we see your design? Some publicity wouldn't hurt:)
     
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  5. Overdrive

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    What in the world is that?!
     
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  6. Crisp

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    If you pay close attention the flame is actually all through the shoe, quite opaque because it is on the inner layer of the shoe. Look closely.
     
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  7. Lukhas

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    I dig these. More than the ones that cooked yellow at every flavour (black, white) or the Roland-Garros ones.
     
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  8. gavna

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    Yes it is........
     
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  9. sundaypunch

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    That shoe looks like it was designed by an 8th grader.
     
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  10. Lukhas

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  11. gavna

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    The shoe is designed with the US Open summer series - thus the red/white/blue (duh) and the similar flame logo.
     
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  12. mrDUDE1

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    (Totally not tennis related)
    They also get inspiration from the jungle
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