American football-inspired collection drops ahead of Super Bowl
ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 01, 2019 06:30 PM
adidas & BAPE® Reveal their Limited-Edition Capsule Collection.To celebrate one of the biggest sporting events of the year, adidas has teamed up with iconic Japanese streetwear brand A Bathing Ape® (BAPE®) for a limited-edition capsule collection that applies BAPE®’s iconic design language to a range of adidas Football cleats, and adidas footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories.
Situated in the heart of Tokyo, one of the leading fashion hubs of the world, A Bathing Ape® (or BAPE®) strives to introduce Japanese fashion culture to the world. Since the brand’s establishment in 1993, it has remained as a symbol of street fashion for more than 25 years. Thus far, it has produced iconic design items, original patterns and characters such as “APE HEAD”, “BAPE® CAMO”, “BAPE STA™”, “SHARK HOODIE” and “BABY MILO®” etc.
“As a longstanding and trusted adidas partner, BAPE® was one of the first brands to collaborate across the full adidas family, from adidas Originals to Action Sports to Football,” said Daniel Bauer, Sr. Director Product for adidas Originals. “We’re excited to work with BAPE® for one of the biggest sporting moments of the year!”
Known for being a trend-setter for football culture, adidas Football challenges the status quo and consistently raises the bar. The 3-Stripe brand’s extraordinary cleat collections and collaborations push boundaries and bring sneaker insights and streetwear style to the gridiron, including the Snoop Dogg Money pack, adiMoji collection, Uncaged and Unearthed packs, Dipped collection, among others.
“As the creator sports brand, we create products tailored for an athlete, their sport, their life and their world and we’re excited to introduce this unparalleled and ground-breaking collaboration,” said Jeff McGillis, VP of U.S. Sports for adidas. “By partnering with one of the most coveted brands in the world and creating a limited-edition capsule collection for America’s biggest sporting moment of the year, the adidas Football by BAPE® collection truly embodies and showcases the fusion of sport and culture at the highest level.”
The adidas by BAPE® limited-edition capsule collection takes cues from streetwear and football culture to deliver an instantly classic and highly-coveted aesthetic. The distinctive collection features the BAPE® CAMO print, applied to a range of adidas Football cleats and adidas apparel and footwear silhouettes, and includes the adizero 8.0. cleats, UltraBOOST running shoes, Z.N.E. Hoodie, football jersey, tights, arm sleeve, adizero gloves, football & helmet.
* adidas by BAPE® UltraBOOST – Featuring the BAPE® CAMO print, the adidas by BAPE® UltraBOOST sets the bar for style, comfort and high-performance technology for the ultimate running experience. The adidas Primeknit upper wraps the foot in adaptive support and ultralight comfort, while adidas BOOST technology delivers adidas’ most responsive, energy return cushioning ever.