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Adidas Skateboarding and Brooks Brothers Team Up on Luxe Suits and Classy Shoes Built for Skating

Adidas Skateboarding and pro skater Na-kel Smith teamed up with Brooks Brothers on a collaborative bespoke suit collection, accompanied by a limited run of the sportswear brand’s collaborate performance shoe, Nak-apulco.

Co-designed by Smith, the suits and footwear were unveiled during an immersive 3 Rooms event at Los Angeles’ HNYPT gallery Saturday. The Na-kel Smith x F**king Awesome capsule collection also debuted at the event.

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Na-kel Smith gets fitted in his Adidas Skateboarding x Brooks Brothers suit.
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Adidas x Brooks Brothers
Adidas Skateboarding x Brooks Brothers
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I’m fashion-forward. I’ve got good people around that have been pointing me in the right direction of what’s tasteful,” Smith said of the Brooks Brothers collaboration. “I just wanted to make a suit and make it as quality as a Brooks Brothers suit — I never thought it would be an option to work with them. Adidas has been making ideas come to life forever.

Smith himself is a multifaceted fashion creator: In addition to designing, he serves as a pro skateboarder, recording artist and model — and his own artwork is featured throughout the Na-kel Smith Collection.

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Illustration by Adidas Skateboarding pro Na-kel Smith.
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The Adidas Skateboarding x Brooks Brothers suit and the Nak-apulco shoes are not for sale and are available to friends and family only. The Nak-apulcos — which draw inspiration from the brand’s Acapulco silhouette — is formal-looking but designed for skate performance. Co-branding in gold is emblazoned on the insole, and “N.A.K.” is stitched on the heel.

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Adidas Skateboarding x Brooks Brothers
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Number one, before anything, I care about how I look. I like the fact that there are so many ways to dress and piece together. It ends up being your look,” Smith said of the Nak-apulco.

The Na-kel Smith x F**king Awesome shoe is available at select skate speciality shops, selling at a retail price of $109.

Na-kel Smith x F**king Awesome shoe
Na-kel Smith x F**king Awesome shoe.
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With contributions by Charlie Carballo.

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