NEXUSVII x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage | Available

By - June 21st, 2011

NEXUSVII x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage | Available

So thoroughly was its redesign, most would not recognize the collaboration between Japanese label NEXUSVII (NEXUS 7) and adidas Originals to a derivative of a pre-existing model. But the black and white canvas low-top was actually the rendition of a adidas Originals classic, the Rod Laver. Named after the Australian tennis great, who retained the #1 world rank for 7 years straight, the adidas Originals Rod Laver was one of the first tennis sneakers in the label’s product portfolio. In the case of the NEXUSVII collab, with the exceptions of the Trefoil embossed on the tongue and imprinted on the sockliner, all traces of the label are gone. Even the tread mark on the outsole, which is made of semi-translucent rubber now. Instead, you have a pair of sneakers with a streamlined design. The NEXUSVII x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage is currently available at select NEXUSVII retailers and adidas Originals doors in Japan.

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NEXUSVII x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage | Available

NEXUSVII x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage | Available

NEXUSVII x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage | Available

NEXUSVII x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage | Available

NEXUSVII x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage | Available

NEXUSVII x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage | Available

NEXUSVII x adidas Originals Rod Laver Vintage | Available

2 comments
Yabe
Yabe

hum hum....

Jay
Jay

Why take the coolest sneakers ever made (Rod Lavers) and make them look like Converse All Stars?