What happens when you let one of streetwear’s most iconic brands assume control of the year’s “it” sneaker? Somewhat predictably, sneakerheads around the world lose their shit. Hype has been building on the BAPE x adidas NMD_R1 ever since the collaboration was de facto confirmed back in July, and today, we have the first official look at the release.
As rumored, the silhouette comes in two colorways: signature BAPE camo and black, with each featuring the classic NMD stylistic hallmarks such as the BOOST sole unit, EVA midsole plugs and slip-on design.
A release date is yet to be set in stone, but we imagine a limited run of these will be stocked in select adidas and BAPE stores by the end of 2016.