Love or hate Rick Owens’ collab with adidas, one thing you have to respect is their continual defiance of conventional silhouettes.
Taking a little inspiration from the Ultra Boost with the kick at the heel, we see an almost geometric, sharp and bulbous toe, extremely long vamp and a tight, super exaggerated and puffy collar. The mixture between sharp and smooth on both styles creates a very real, visual agitation. The over lasted section at the front of the shoes is a nice touch too.
These aren’t something I myself could pull off, but I appreciate anyone pushing boundaries even a little bit, no matter how they choose to do it. With a slew of homogenous footwear currently on the market, all utilizing the same lasts and materials, it’s refreshing to see something of this scale venture a little off the beaten path.
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