Brand: adidas Originals by Pharrell Williams
Model: SOLARHU Runner
Key Features: A full-length Boost midsole provides the foundation for a colorful Primeknit upper. Hu branding is seen on the toe box, while a triangle logo is featured on the lateral side. A Continental rubber outsole completes the look.
Release Date: September 25 (pre-release was on September 8)
Price: €150 / $150 (scroll down for apparel prices)
Buy: adidas flagship stores, online, and select retailers TBC
Editor’s Notes: Pharrell’s third signature adidas Originals silhouette has long been rumored and has now officially been announced by adidas. According to the Three Stripes, select retailers took part in a special pre-release of the SOLARHU runner on September 8, with a wider general release following today, September 25.
Earlier this month retailers such as Sneakersnstuff and Overkill had listed the sneakers on their respective release calendars. Scroll below for a full list of retailers that took part in the pre-release.
The SOLARHU runner is Pharrell Williams’ second foray into the world of sport performance and is designed with more of a performance aspect in mind than his previous sneaker designs
Taking inspiration from Africa, just as the SOLAR Hu NMD release did last month, this collection was inspired by African long distance runners. The SOLARHU collection comprises the running shoe, as well as eight pieces of apparel for women and men and features patterns inspired by East Africa and colors usually seen on national flags in the region,
The Supernova tank retails for $55, the Supernova tee for $60, the tights for $100, the shorts for $60, the women’s tank for $50, the women’s shorts for $35, the women’s tights for $90, and the women’s tee for $90.
Check out the entire collection above and let us know which piece is your favorite in the comments.
Alife New York
Foot Patrol London
BBC New York
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