Adidas Originals trainers great styles at Home on 80s Casual Classics a brand adored by many of our customer’s a key brand for casual dressing days. Adidas trainers such as the Hamburg, Jeans, Samba, Spezial, Topanga, Superstar, Beckenbauer, Gazelle, Stan Smith and SL72 were all originally designed for sports like football, basketball and tennis. These styles became firm favourites as they were soon adopted by casuals during the 80s due to their unique, stylish durability and street-ready authenticity. After which, the iconic three stripes trainer was here to stay.
Born from one up-manship developed by everyone seeking unique and rare issues of various Adidas Trainers from around the globe with other names soon becoming firm favourites amongst casuals such as Trim Trabb, Adidas Jabbar, Campus, Superstar, Kegler Super, L. A Trainer, Oregan, Dublin, Trimm Star, Malmo, Stockholm, Mexicana, Oslo, Munchen, Adidas Jeans, Adidas Cords, Marathon, Bambas, Sambas, Forest Hills and Rom.
With sport spearheading what would become classic releases of tennis trainers, Adidas became leaders at the forefront of some of the most sought after designs, with leading players releasing signature trainers such as Rod Laver, Stan Smith, Edberg, Lendl Supreme. Athletics also played it’s part with running inspired designs along the way with classics Adidas originals such as the Micro Pacer, the APS, Equipment Racing, ZX8000, ZX 9000, ZxZ adv, ZX500 not forgetting the classic SL72, SL 76, SL 80 ranges released to coincide with the Munich (1972), Montreal (1976) and Moscow Olympics (1980). 'SL' of course being short for 'Super Light'.
Adidas Originals trainers have become a must for any casual loving; sportswear admirer looking to replicate the distinctive style which now carries a strong retro sentiment.
Adidas trainers are not just a symbol for the casual movement. They also fly the flag for generations of British and worldwide, youth or music culture and are synonymous with artists such as Ian Brown (The Stone Roses), Noel Gallagher (Oasis), Run DMC (Superstars), Beastie Boys (Campus) all of which have become world renowned for their strong affection and affiliation for Adidas Trainers and are now established ambassadors of the classic three stripe trainer.
As the brand continues to be true to its original principles, Adidas continuously relaunch incredible classics from their archive such Gazelles, Spezials and Trim Trabbs. The brand is ever evolving, bringing in new silhouettes such as Los Angeles, Flux and Tubular.
Adidas will continue to produce and revive their amazing trainers of old and new and 80s Casual Classics will continue to stock these incredible shoes with such a strong identification with British heritage.