This year’s exciting Adidas Originals collaboration with Pharrell Williams sees the introduction of the Tennis Hu, which is a brand new silhouette and Pharrell’s first ever signature model for the German sportswear brand.
The name is based on the first syllable of ‘Human’, and represents the need to bring us together as people to celebrate our differences.
Adidas are releasing two editions of the Tennis Hu, which both have colourways that are a homage to their most iconic tennis shoes.
The white pair with green detailing is reminiscent of the Stan Smith and celebrates the relationship between Stan and Pharrell, whilst the edition with the yellow sole and golden heel tab is a reference to the Forest Hill, the 1970s court classic.
For the Tennis Hu, Adidas and Pharrell take the elements of a modern, lightweight runner and translate them into a casual tennis model, with the Adidas Originals insignia featuring on suede tab on the tongue.
As always, Adidas are using the most advanced footwear technologies and fabrics to create this breathable summer trainer. This collaborative sneaker is a step in a new and exciting direction for Adidas, whilst still nodding to their iconic history.
This year we’ve got even more to look forward to with Pharrell using his experiences of travelling the world as inspiration for the upcoming colourways in his latest Adidas collection – we can’t wait to see it!
Words: Peter Bevan