Adidas Spring ’11 ZX 800s

Ah the Adidas ZX 800, a popular shoe in the running-obsessed world that is the european sneaker community. These new variations for Spring/Summer 2011 sees the classic ’86 silhouette take on some bold colours and new stylings.

Firstly let me say that these aren’t for the faint hearted – these colours are bold. The grey may tone down the green colourway, but green/orange is still quite a striking combination. However, I’m not going to dwell on that pair, what I really want to talk about it the yellow pair. This is the pair that has ZX heads drooling, with it’s bold and crisp colourway and it’s insanely good use of mesh to go over the three stripes – something I haven’t seen before and I love it. It’s a strong move, but I find it calms the shoe down and adds a new dimension to the shape.

The yellow/black/white colourway is a strong site and will undoubtedly be referred to as “bumble bees” or similar in the future, but they are without a doubt a must have for any Adidas running collector, almost completely due to that mesh covering the stripes.

Both pairs are available now from Meet Bernard for a very reasonable price of £65 a pair.

Alex Synamatix

One of three co-founders at THE DAILY STREET, Alex is our Editor-in-Chief, overseeing all TDS activity. Outside of TDS, Alex is a respected creative in his own right, from art directing club nights (comm•une) to consulting for some of the largest global brands.

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  • Dappa G

    Meet Bernard is a big store wicked vintage garms in there, glad to see they are stocking these!!! love the yellow and black colour way ZX’s are ill!

  • Lenny

    Rah. All about the yellow/black (bumble bees, i should say…)! Will be checkin out Meet Bernard for sure