SLAM JAM x UNITED ARROWS SNEAKER EXCHANGE
After July’s collaboration between New York’s Alife and Parisian retailer Starcow, the next two stores to take part in adidas Consortium’s Sneaker Exchange have now been revealed. The latest collab sees Japan’s United Arrows & Sons work with legendary Italian store Slam Jam for a winter-ready take on the adidas Gazelle & Campus silhouettes.
The Gazelle coming in off-white Alcantara a high quality and innovative material produced in a joint Italian-Japanese venture the sneaker also features a ribbed tongue taken from the Samba silhouette.
For the collaboration’s second release, a take on the Campus silhouette, the two stores have given the sneaker an all-white upper made from 100% organic cotton a reference to Japanese Ikeuchi Organic towelling. Other additional touches include terry cloth used on the area around the ankle and its interior, and the two retailer’s names on the shoe’s outsole and laces. Both the Campus and the Gazelle will be available at Patta, from the 7th of October.