A true Adidas Originals classic returns.
A true classic from the Adidas Originals archive, these SL 72 shoes capture every authentic detail and adds a new look with its white 3 stripe detail working in great contrast but also complementing with the navy and grey colours along with gum sole.
The trainer was originally designed for the Olympic games in Munich hence the 72, the SL is an abbreviation of super light. The shoe was used as a running track shoe and the upper was constructed from a breathable nylon weave.
We are big fans of this popular classic and this colourway is a great addition to the Adidas Originals SL 72 trainers range.
adidas Originals trainers an extensive unique range at Home on 80s Casual Classics a brand adored by our customer’s a key brand for casual dressing days. Adidas trainers such as the Munchen,Hamburg, Jeans, LA Trainers, Samba, Dragon,Spezial, Topanga, Beckenbauer, Gazelle,350, Stan Smith, Superstar 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. Modern releases that have come include Los Angeles, Haven and XPLR.
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.
UK STANDARD DELIVERY
The standard UK delivery charge for larger and multiple items is £3.95 with some smaller value accessories and t-shirt brands the charge can reduce to just £2.50. No additional charges are made for multiple purchases.
Orders received before 4pm Monday to Friday will generally be shipped the same day with a 48 hour dispatch period. Orders received at the weekends will usually be shipped on a Monday with the exception of a Bank Holiday weekend when Tuesday dispatch will apply.
All orders above £74.95 in the UK will be upgraded to First Class at no additional charge.
If this is not possible for example an error has taken place when you have tried to pay, or an item is out of stock, you will be notified via email or a phone call.
A confirmation of shipping email is always sent once goods have been shipped with a tracking number from the postal service used.
Deliveries are sent Recorded Delivery via Royal Mail 48hr Tracked or DPD Local. A signature will be required on delivery otherwise the delivery company will leave a card through your door to enable you to re-arrange a suitable delivery time or collection from your local Post Office branch.
*To track your order via Royal Mail click HERE to be taken to their Track & Trace facility. Make sure you have your tracking reference number to hand (available on your dispatch confirmation e-mail) and follow the online instructions.
"We cannot authorise that parcels be left in bins, in sheds or over the fence. Items may be left with neighbours as long as the item is signed for".
NEXT WORKING DAY SERVICE
DPD Local Next Working Day option, UK Customers only this will total £5.95 and be valid on purchases Monday to Thursday if ordered before 4pm. Any items bought after the Thursday 4pm deadline will be receiving your goods the following Monday unless you take a Saturday Upgrade.
SATURDAY NEXT DAY DELIVERY
Saturday Next Day Delivery service, via DPD, is £9.95 per order for orders placed before 3:30pm Friday.
Sunday Delivery service, via DPD, is £9.95 per order for orders placed before 3:30pm Friday.
EUROPE & WORLDWIDE DELIVERY
We currently ship items to a variety of countries within the EU and the rest of the world. As with any other delivery each one needs a signature as they will be sent via Royal Mail International Signed For or via UPS. With countries outside of the EU parcels will usually be delivered within 5-10 working days, but on the odd occasion parcels can be held in customs and this can cause some delays. Whilst non Eu countries will be saved UK VAT charges any local Customs or import duties are charged once the parcel reaches its destination country. These charges will be paid by the recipient of the parcel.
Unfortunately we have no control over these charges.
Your delivery address must be the same as on the credit card statement for the first order. Once this address is verified an alternative delivery address may be added i.e. place of work.
WHEN WILL YOU BE CHARGED?
Your card will be debited as soon as you place the order. Should for any reason we are unable to supply any item we will first call to see whether or not you would like an alternative or offer a full refund to your debit/credit card.
HOW TO RETURN OR EXCHANGE A PRODUCT?
*We do not accept returns of socks or underwear*
If you wish to exchange the goods for another size please go back online and re-purchase the size you require or a new item you may consider as an alternative purchase. The original order placed will need to be returned, when the original order is received your method of payment will be refunded. Please return the goods purchased within 10 working days from the day you receive the goods for UK customers or 14 days for overseas customers.
Please ensure when returning items in boxes such as trainers do not cello tape the box as this damages them, and please return them in the condition they were sent.
We do not refund returns postage costs unless the items received were faulty in the first place or an order was sent out incorrectly by 80s Casual Classics.
*If you wish to return your goods via a courier company please contact us for an alternative address to send to as couriers WILL NOT deliver to our returns PO Box address*