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Adidas Gets a Retro Wellness Makeover With New Sporty & Rich Collaboration

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Adidas’ latest partnership features a sporty wellness twist — literally, thanks to its upcoming collaboration with Sporty & Rich.

Debuting on Nov. 22, the German athletic giant’s newest Adidas Originals collaboration merges with the Los Angeles-based sportswear brand. The unisex line, drawing inspiration from vintage sportswear and Sporty & Rich’s own focus on self-care, features an array of relaxed pieces in tonal hues of cream, burgundy and kelly green.

Ribbed sports bras, low-slung track pants and zip-up track jackets in this trifecta of hues are accented by Adidas’ own three stripes, as well as minimalist lettering from each brand for a collegiate feel. Completing the clothing lineup are matching striped T-shirts, given a nonchalantly luxe makeover in the accompanying campaign when paired with slouchy cable-knit sweaters, pearls and crisp collared shirts — sporty and rich, indeed.

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Adidas x Sporty & Rich’s collaboration campaign.
CREDIT: © Marco Imperatore

Adidas, Sporty & Rich, collaborations, sneakers, athleisure, Stan Smith, Samba OG
Adidas x Sporty & Rich’s collaboration campaign.
CREDIT: © Marco Imperatore

Of course, an Adidas collaboration wouldn’t be complete without a brand’s revamped take on its signature shoes. When it came to Sporty & Rich, creative Emily Oberg chose to bring the collection’s same preppy color palette to Adidas’ own Campus 80, Samba OG and Stan Smith sneakers — each a low-top, lace-up pair that adds a relaxed casualness to any ensemble. Oberg’s version of the Stan features suede burgundy uppers topped with white stripes, while the Campus 80s include matching colored trim across white leather uppers.

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Adidas x Sporty & Rich’s collaboration campaign.
CREDIT: © Marco Imperatore

However, the Samba gets the greatest makeover with beige, white, cream and green paneling, bringing the classic silhouette a retro sporty spin. Uniting the sneaker trip are their attached accessories: each comes complete with a pearl-trimmed Sporty & Rich x Adidas key ring.

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Adidas x Sporty & Rich’s collaboration campaign.
CREDIT: © Marco Imperatore

Adidas and Sporty & Rich’s first collection launches on Nov. 222 on Sporty & Rich’s website, as well as Adidas’ own Confirmed website.

In other Adidas news, the brand recently appointed Bjørn Gulden — formerly of Puma — as its CEO, effective on Jan. 1, 2023.

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