The sportswear giant Adidas is now a big name in streetwear culture too. The German brand is massive when it comes to any sport from basketball, skateboarding to cricket they are the biggest competitor of Nike, and with Kanye West as their lead designer, they have started to dominate streetwear fashion too. Not to mention influential artists like Pharrell Williams, Jay-Z, and designers like Nigo has certainly helped Adidas stay at the top of the sneaker game.
In this article, we are going to talk about the 5 most influential sneakers from the brand of all time.
5. Adidas Ultraboost :
At the core of the success of Adidas remains their most successful patented technology known as the “Ultraboost”. Undoubtedly the most comfortable shoe from Adidas is the Ultraboost, the soft spongy white “Boost balls” in the outsole feel insanely comfortable. Initially designed as a running shoe the Ultraboosts became so much successful that not only across multiple sports but also as a lifestyle sneaker it became extremely popular. It’s a must-have sneaker from Adidas and surely deserves to be part of the top 5 list.
4. Adidas Originals Superstar:
“My Adidas” is the first single from Run–D.M.C.’s third album Raising Hell. It is a song about Adidas sneakers. Adidas Superstar remains one of the most coveted silhouettes from the brand making a huge influence in the street culture. From skaters to graffiti artists these leather sneakers remain extremely sought after by many.
3. Adidas Yeezy Boost 700 V3:
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, record producer, and fashion designer. He has been influential in the 21st-century development of mainstream hip hop and popular music in general. After leaving Nike Kanye joined Adidas as one of the lead designers which changed the sneaker game for Adidas. Ye’s influence on the streets became key to the brand’s success as Yeezy sneaker line became as unanimous with streetwear. Yeezy Boost 700 V3 and its futuristic “Alien” design is our number 3 of all Adidas silhouettes.
2. Adidas Originals Pharrell Williams HU NMD:
Pharrell Williams is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer and entrepreneur. His collaboration with Adidas became quickly popular as the iconic HU NMD silhouette becomes one of the most comfortable and stylish lifestyle sneaker from the brand. The limited release of HU NMD makes it extremely coveted and the resell value of the shoe’s limited releases in the aftermarket is also insane.
1. Adidas Yeezy 350 V2:
At our number 1 among the top 5 Adidas silhouettes of all time is Adidas Yeezy 350 V2, a sneaker that is extremely sought after in the streets. The sneaker is a masterpiece from Kanye, from its looks to the comfort it’s one of the best sneakers that your money can buy. The knitted upper and Boost outsole makes the sneaker both durable and comfortable at the same time.
Let us know in the comments below what is your all time favorite Adidas silhouette among these five.