Adidas Forum Men the entire shoe, the leather paneling alternates between bleached and yellowed whites, effectively blending together modern and retro influences. But the latter wins out in the end, as the edges display a natural tan as dark as what’s found on the tongue label and heel tab. Adjacent, greys are used in lesser frequency, imparted atop the collar, tongue, and the suede-constructed Stripes. Finally, as a colorful end note, the pair displays a bright yellow below the counter.
Akin to the Adidas Forum Women inaugural style, the newly-surfaced pair indulges in a clean “colorless” base across most of its upper and sole unit. Profile 3-Stripes, trefoil logos, detailing around the collar and lockdown strap hardware deviate from their white surroundings in varying shades of citrus flair. Underfoot, the iconic Adidas Forum Cheap silhouette dons a two-tone designed-for-hoops tooling solution, further making the sneakers a springtime-ready proposition.
Much earlier in the month, RECOUTURE revealed an Adidas Forum Sale sample, which saw the silhouette entirely reconstructed out of scrap parts. Though the designer believed it to be impossible to make it to production, the idea was given the green light, with a release slated for later in November. And while this retail version may lack some of the original shoe’s charm, it carries over and refines the patchwork make-up.