The success of retro styles isn’t slowing down. If anything, it’s picking up more momentum by the day. While cutting-edge performance is in, classic silhouettes will never go out of style. adidas gets it. Just take a look at the limited-edition adidas x Zalando collaboration which consists of an adidas Forum and a ZX 8000.

Fashion retailer Zalando celebrates heritage with the collaboration, asking us: where do we come from? What makes us, us? For the retailer, the answers to those questions lie in its hometown of Berlin. Inspired by the city’s culture-packed streets, the adidas x Zalando pack is an ode to the lively city, infused with its spirit while also capturing the history of the Three Stripes, looking to over 70 years of heritage silhouettes that find their roots in subculture.

Debuting in 1984, the adidas Forum is making a strong comeback lately. Confidently riding the wave of vintage appeal, the retro silhouette has slotted naturally back into the modern rotation with its basketball origins and understated upper. That upper makes it the perfect canvas for collaboration, proved by adidas x Zalando. An off-white sole unit begins the retro attack, compounded by a minimal white and orange combo to the upper.

The second component of the partnership comes in the form of the adidas ZX 8000. Hitting shelves in 1988 as a performance runner, the ZX 8000 has also crossed over into the lifestyle sphere during its lifetime. Exhibiting the same color palette as the Forum — off-white sole detailing and a white & orange upper, the ZX 8000 also features hits of teal to the Stripes logo, heel tab, and toe box.

The adidas x Zalando Forum and ZX 8000 will release in super limited numbers of just 200 pairs each. Find out more about the Forum here and the ZX 8000 here.

What To Read Next

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Sharing a Lucid Dream With FVCKRENDER

    Culture
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Savor Every Holiday Moment This Year With Ray-Ban Stories Smart Glasses

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Loro Piana Pops Up On Rodeo Drive

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Gucci & Dickies Drop 2022's Wildest Workwear Collab

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    In Japan, Cactus Plant Flea Market Revives Fan-Fave Fleece

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Salehe Bembury's NB 990v2 Is Finally Here

    Sneakers
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Disclaimer

Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.