Verdict from 18 user reviews

9 reasons to buy

  • According to plenty of reviewers, Adidas Pharrell Williams Hu Holi NMD MCs are so comfortable that they’ve made these their go-to shoes.
  • The colors really stand out, many have stated.
  • Adidas x Pharrell Williams Hu Holi NMD MC sneakers have an amazing quality that’s typical Adidas, several consumers say.
  • The design of these kicks is not something you’ll see every day, a good number of pleased purchasers have noted.
  • Adidas Originals’ Pharrell Williams Hu Holi NMD MC shoes are such head-turners, some users claim.
  • These shoes feel like socks for your feet because they’re so light, a few testers have reported.
  • A handful of people have said that these shoes “are worth every single penny.”
  • These sneakers from the Adidas Originals range can be worn with anything, a small number of satisfied customers have revealed.
  • Adidas Pharrell Williams Hu Holi NMD MC shoes are easy to slip on and off, a few have declared.

1 reason not to buy

  • Adidas NMD Hu MC Holi x Pharrell Williams sneakers run large, several buyers have reported.

Bottom line

Adidas Pharrell Williams Hu Holi NMD MCs are strong releases from the Three-Stripe brand. Turn a head or two or three with these on your feet. The shoes’ unique color scheme, as well as that familiar Pharrell stamp, will stand out in any crowd. 

The details are all on point, from the cool design to the choice of materials used. The comfort is incredible, and you probably won’t be able to help but wear these every day. It also helps that the shoes weigh next to nothing and feel like socks when worn.

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Good to know

Pharrell’s Indian holiday-inspired rendition of the NMDs are unisex but offered in men’s sizing which ranges from 4 to 14. The shoes run large by a half size, so a size adjustment is necessary for the perfect fit.

Women’s shoe measurements vary from the men’s by 1.5 sizes. Since the shoes are reportedly large, go down two full sizes instead.

The knit uppers of Hu Holi NMD MC shoes keep the feet snug inside although the round laces attached to TPU lace cages provide added security. 

Pharrell has mostly kept his clothing simple and let his kicks speak for themselves. Take his uncomplicated styling to heart, and match Adidas’ PW Hu Holi NMD MC sneakers with casual outfits like shorts and jeans. Pastel tops will work with the chalk coral and pink glow colorways, while the core black (black and purple) color scheme will match well with dark shades. 

Any shoe with the Pharrell Williams stamp is noteworthy because you can be sure that every tiny detail has been pored over and checked to give you only the very best in quality. From the carefully chosen fabrics, knit in this case, to the perfect blending of colors and the beautiful 3M laces, everything is top-notch.

Boost cushioning assure the user that not only do the kicks look stunning, but they’re also incredibly comfortable too. The Boost midsoles return as much energy as you give out so you can go on non-stop urban adventures. 

In 2018, Pharrell decided to honor the Holi Indian festival—or the Festival of Colors—by launching the Holi Blank Canvas Collection (or Holi BC) in the 23rd of February. This collection featured all-white Stan Smith, Tennis Hu, and NMD Hu shoes as well as a knitted top, also in white. The white color signifies the uniform of each devotee at the start of the festival.

The Holi Festival is held in celebration of spring’s arrival, the triumph of good over evil, and as an enactment of a game that the god Krishna and his consort Radha played with milkmaids. The Hindus celebrate this by splattering each other with powdered paint. 

In the 16th day of March of the same year, Pharrell completed his Holi Festival collection by coming out with the Festival/Holi MC (Multi-colored) Pack. The shoes in this collection are supposed to signify the aftermath of the festival after everyone has been drenched with brilliantly-colored powder dyes. 

These kicks carry that typical NMD swag but improved with Pharrell’s creative mark. Two colorways look drenched in powder dye, while one carries a solid black hue. 3M laces in the trademark Hu lace cage system provide a subtle flash under low light conditions. Trail soles complete the casual look.

  • Adidas Pharrell Williams Hu Holi NMD MC sneakers feature breathable knit uppers and molded EVA midsole stability blocks.



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