Adidas is kicking off the summer season with a new slide shoe that is made for fun in the sun and complementing your wardrobe when you're enjoying summer activities with friends and family. The Adidas Adilette 22 slide may be the most attractive style of summer footwear we've seen in some time. Here is everything we know about the Adidas new release, what to expect for colorways, pricing, and release dates.
First impressions of the Adidas Adilette 22 Slide
Hypebeast shared the first photos of the Adilette 22 slides with a version of the summer shoe in lovely matcha green and cream colorways. The name of the colors puts one in mind for sipping a soothing glass of healthy matcha tea with healing and rejuvenating properties. The green version is a metaphor for spring and summer with warm weather and new life springing up in the landscape around with lush trees, grasses, and life that gives us splashes of color, replacing the doldrums of winter. Stylistically, the new Adidas Adilette 22 slide can be described as a hybrid of the Yeezy Slide and Salehe Bembury Crocs with a unique wavy pattern and texturing with verticle grooves and ripples. Distortions in the rippled texturing create the appearance of a topographical map on the surface of the uppers of the slides. Adidas kept the branding to a minimum with a notation of print that states "The brand with the three stripes and the name of the brand on the lateral portion of the shoe. It's in an unassuming place near the bottom that confirms it's a genuine Adidas branded slide, but it isn't the overarching feature for those who prefer not to become a walking advertisement. It's a new fashion for the 2022 summer season that offers a choice of color options to complement any outfit with cool protection for the bottoms of the feet in a comfortable slide that keeps your feet cool and comfortable when the temperatures crank up.
Adidas has scaled back on its offerings
Sneaker News confirms that Adidas is taking a new approach to marketing for the 2022 year. Instead of flooding the market with a host of new models, the brand is focusing on a few new models and they've put their all into the design and quality. The Adidas Adilette 22 slide will feature the Roverend Adventure's sole or a simile of the style from the mold used to create the slide. It's an exciting new model that appears to be designed for stylishness and comfort for warm weather wear. We love the first two iterations that will easily match summer fashion styles and beachwear. The Matcha Green version is lively and refreshing and the cream color is neutral to pair with most styles for the summer. The first two colorways are slated for release on Thursday, June 23, 2022. They will be available in Men's sizes for a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $55.
When will other colorways of the Adidas Adilette 22 Slide emerge?
Hypebae reports that the two initial colorways will be joined by four more unique and fun options, later in the year. They don't tell us exactly when the second drop will occur so we'll just have to keep our eyes and ears open. The cream and matcha colorways will help us get a start on accessorizing summer wardrobes with the necessities while we wait for the rest to arrive. Since they're summer slides, we imagine that the second drop won't be too far behind the initial deliveries.
What you can look forward to seeing
After the cream and matcha releases, we can expect to see more coming later. Reports on the matter suggest that we're going to see a total of six new colorways. the four other models will feature a Lime Sand, Desert Sand, Magic Lime, and Black and Bone. The four new drops will give backyard barbecue, swimmers, and beachgoers more fashion options. We're told that the Black and Bone version will feature marbled patterns and the Lime Sand colorway will feature a combination of beige and green tones for those who prefer fun and exciting color patterns.
Stay tuned for more information
Since Adidas has scaled back the number of new releases for 2022, we estimate that the new Adidas Adilette 22 Slides are likely to go fast off stockroom shelves. In North America, Thursday, June 23rs is likely to be a busy day as the official buying season on the models will open up at 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time at Finish Line, Adidas US, and JD Sports US. The servers will likely be busy processing orders for the delightful new slides.
Fans of the Adidas brand of summer footwear are accustomed to having a variety of new model choices as the brand made a habit of flooding the market with options. For whatever reason, the company has scaled back on its design options and put everything they've got into a few choice new models for the 2022 beach season. The first two options will become available in a few weeks with a June 23rd drop. Adidas is keeping the cost at a moderate $55 per pair for the first two colorways, but we envision a rush at retailers on the first few days of their release with resellers among the buyers, waiting for supplies at traditional retailers to dwindle, signaling their turn to offer the slides at an inflated price. This is a model we recommend buying early if you want to secure your purchases at the original MSRP. It's wise to keep your ear to the ground and your eyes open for news of the second drop, which will follow the June release of the first two colorways. Although there won't be as many model options available, Adidas has pulled out all the stops with their new Adilette 22 slides. They're poised to be one of the best-selling summer shoes for 2022.
Written by Lily Wordsmith
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