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Facts

  • Top

    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collaboration

    Good to know

    A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    $200
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Fit & Sizing

The Adidas x Oyster Holdings Twinstrike ADV is available in men’s sizing from 4-14 US. The lightweight full grain leather and textile upper hugs the foot comfortably. To lock it in place, a skeleton-like lacing system has been placed for an adjustable fit.

Adidas Oyster Holdings Twinstrike ADV Style

Described as the Google shoe by sneakerheads, users cannot deny the similarity of the hues displayed on the midsole pods. The vivid blue, red, yellow, and green comes in high contrast on the lack of color used on the upper.

Equalling the luxurious and travel-friendly inspiration of the Adidas Twinstrike ADV, pair these with a basic outfit, ideally joggers or shorts to highlight the details of the shoe. Copying Oyster Holdings’ Creative Director Woodie White’s styling is also splendid. Keeping everything monochromatic, white shorts, white shirt and a vest with black lining, kept the look unique and exciting.

Notable Features

Always internalizing their mission statement that “Travelling is Sport,” the Los Angeles-based brand redefines its image with this capsule collection. True to the qualities of the brand, luxurious sportswear becomes the perfect piece to epitomize traveling in style.

Adidas Oyster Holdings Twinstrike ADV History

The mix of new and old has been a tried-and-tested formula that throughout the years, has been proven to work. Sixty-five years apart, Adidas born in 1949 while Oyster Holdings in 2014, the two matched their talents and created something unique. Style, luxury, and comfort are the qualities that make up the Los Angeles brand.

Selecting a few silhouettes, the Twinstrike ADV became one of the canvases that were used for the collaboration. Aside from being a high-performing shoe, the unique detailing on the upper and sole captivates the theme of luxurious traveling.

Additional Info

  • The retail price of the  Adidas x Oyster Holdings Twinstrike ADV shoes is $200.
  • It is injecting accents that are in line with the concept including the passport style detailing on the upper.