The adidas Originals Superstar 80 is without a doubt, one of the iconic classics that will never go out of style. It was first introduced in 1969 as the first low-top basketball shoes, and by the mid 70s, the shell toe has made a considerable appearance and impact on the NBA scene. Later, the shoes Superstars were taken off court and became favored by those dwelling in the hip-hop culture, and is as indispensable as the adidas track suits. However, perhaps because of the silhouette, the Superstars are not easy canvases for collaboration, and it often takes a good sense of design and creativity to create a winning collaborative Superstar. But, if anyone nailed it, LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD did.
As a part of the adidas Originals by Originals Kazuki Kuraishi Fall/Winter 2010 line-up, the new LUKER by Neighborhood adidas Superstar 80s keeps the throwback kicks simple in black and white with minimal accoutrement. The soft leather upper is rendered in all black, with the LUKER by Neighborhood logo residing quite inconspicuously in white at the heel, matching the white heel tab. The co-branding on tongue is white as well, also happening to match the signature kzk heel tape.
Simple and straightforward, LUKER by NEIGHBORHOOD and Kazuki Kuraishi has proven that simplicity still reigns above all. These are set to release this coming season, so do stay on the look out for them when August rolls around.