Reinterpreted ‘90s shoe set for release

ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 12, 2019 09:43 AM
Reinterpreted ‘90s shoe set for release
The OZWEEGO silhouette is a new take on a shoe whose aesthetic reflects the aggressive design of the 1990s

This season, adidas Originals introduces the OZWEEGO silhouette for today. Exemplifying the aesthetic that typifies the aggressive design language of the ‘90s, adidas Originals has created a new interpretation, evolved and re-worked for today’s generation.  

Released in a multitude of iterations throughout the 1990s, the OZWEEGO models pushed hyper-futuristic footwear design to its furthest reaches. In this contemporary reimagining of the OZWEEGO silhouette, adidas looked to the OZWEEGO 3 sneaker of 1998 - a running shoe that was embraced by street culture. For the newest iteration of this silhouette, adidas Originals has identified the most innovative elements to bring forward from the original OZWEEGO 3 design such as adiPRENE and adiPRENE+ which allows for the wearer’s maximum comfort in the midsole.

With a distinctive eye stay panel, defined midsole lines, and translucent support tube, today’s OZWEEGO model offers a modern expression of the original design language and ethos of the OZWEEGO 3 sneaker. True to the materials of the period, today’s OZWEEGO model features a classic mesh, suede, and TPU construction across the upper, countered with fabric lining. This is then rendered in a nostalgic white colorway with solar yellow and blue accents reminiscent of the era’s outlandish palette, creating a formidable new expression of an unforgettable period in running footwear design.
 
The OZWEEGO silhouette releases worldwide on June 22nd. It will retail for Php7,000 and will be available across adidas.com and select retailers.

 

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