On September 21, Adidas Originals will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its iconic store in New York's trendy SoHo neighborhood. To mark the milestone, the brand is releasing a limited edition collection spanning footwear and watches to apparel, including a re-release of its classic Rivalry Lo. Retailing for $130, just 150 pairs will be available.
Adidas has yanked plans to release its JS Roundhouse Mids after critics said its shackle-like ankle cuff was offensive and a symbol of slavery. The high-top sneaker with its orange plastic cuff, part of the brand's ongoing collaboration with conceptual fashion designer Jeremy Scott, is reportedly simply a shoe-torial interpretation of the late-'80s "My Pet Monster" toy (same color scheme, same cuffs) but to many it screams slavery and prison.
Seventeen-year-old Melanie Oudin of Georgia is making waves at the U.S. Open in New York, and the Internet is afire with searches not just on her tennis stats but her unmissable footwear. .