adidas Atric Combines Functionality and Retro Design
With the introduction of the adidas Atric collection, the brand with the Three Stripes presents a capsule that unites the brand’s outdoor pedigree with cutting-edge street style. Dipped in retro-inspired color palettes, the range provides just the right balance between greatness from the past and state-of-the-art tech.
A fabric that ties all the pieces in this drop together is Merino wool. Cherished for qualities such as moisture-wicking, water resistance, breathability and – most importantly – comfort, the material was used for both the Atric sneakers and apparel.
In terms of footwear, the collection features a total of five colorways on the F/22 Primeknit silhouette. The moccasin-inspired outdoor silhouette takes design cues from the adidas archives, most notably the EQT line and 2001’s Water Moccasin model. The shoe’s name however is a reference to an aperture setting in professional photography. Used to take crisp, focused images with a high depth of field, the F/22 PK picks up this princple in its design.
For the upper, Originals and Woolmark co-developed a bespoke Merino wool fiber Primeknit construction. Suede overlays and a minimalist lacing system then reinforce this component to provide a snug, sock-like fit. In contrast to the delicate upper, a textured outsole ensures all-terrain grip. It comes equipped with a pronounced profile, while PU inserts in the forefoot and heel add support in vital areas.
To match this summer-ready sneaker line-up, an outdoor-ready apparel range complements the Atric collection. Pieces like the retro-styled Adventure Vintage jacket and pants pay homage to the brand’s classic “Mountain” and “Trekking” collections.
The nostalgic design language continues on three tees, a pair of shorts and a 5-panel cap. An essential trek backpack then rounds off the outdoor theme with water-resistant materials and detachable exterior pockets.
In tune with the collection’s aesthetics, adidas enlisted German Roamer @pangea to capture the collection’s outdoor-meets-street style vibes. Feast your eyes on the lookbook below and read on for more info on the drop.
Release Details – adidas Atric
The adidas Atric collection is now available at adidas Originals flagship stores, at select retailers and via adidas.com. The adidas Atric F/22 Primeknit sneakers retail for 139,95 €.
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