See How Adidas Originals Reinvented Its NMD Silhouette

Adidas NMD R2 Release
The Adidas NMD_R2 in olive.
Courtesy of Adidas.

Nearly a year after Adidas Originals introduced the NMD_R1 silhouette, the brand will drop the NMD_R2.

The NMD_R2 is a new take on the sell-out silhouette, which has seen countless iterations and color schemes since the initial release. According to Adidas, the NMD’s original “discipline of form, function and unparalleled style” remains, but with updates to the Boost midsole and EVA plugs. 

The first NMD_R2 release is done in a Primeknit upper with what Adidas calls a “Shadow Noise” motif and tonal three stripes.

Adidas NMD R2 Release Adidas NMD_R2 in black. Courtesy of Adidas.
Adidas NMD R2 Release Adidas NMD_R2 in olive. Courtesy of Adidas.

In addition to the NMD_R1, Adidas has also issued the NMD City Sock, the NMD_XR1 and an NMD collaboration with Pharrell Williams, the Hu NMD.

Adidas Originals NMD Adidas Originals NMD. Courtesy of Adidas Originals
Adidas Originals NMD Blackout/Whiteout Pack Release The Adidas Originals Blackout/Whiteout City Sock shoe. Courtesy of brand.
Adidas NMD XR1 Color Boost The Adidas NMD XR1 features a Primeknit upper and full-length Boost cushioning. Courtesy of brand
Limited-edition Adidas NMD sneakers from Pharrell Williams' collaboration with Adidas. Limited-edition Adidas NMD sneakers from Pharrell Williams’ collaboration with Adidas. Courtesy of Adidas.

The NMD_R2 will be released globally on Dec. 3.

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