Sunday 28 February 2016


When it comes to footwear, I – in the most literal of senses – rarely step outside my comfort zone; you’ll seldom catch me sans my trusty (albeit battered) pairs of Air Force 1s. 

That being said, my alternative “sole” searching sessions have always drawn me towards the classic Stan Smith. Like Nike’s timeless model, the signature sneaker by Adidas is a time-honoured type that works with the contents of practically every closet. 

Having justified the investment to myself – such is key to my buying decisions  – I just needed to decide on the specific Stan variant to go for (Green? Black? Laces? Velcro?). After a lengthy period of deliberating, the choice was then suddenly made very easy at the discovery of their recently released zig-zag design in German concept store Kauf Dich Gl├╝cklich

Retaining the minimalist aesthetic of the much-loved model, I was drawn to this new embroidered number for its slightly novel, very “me” little touch. While the reduced sole height initially took a bit of getting used to (compared to the raised base I’m accustomed to with the Air Forces), not to mention the whiter than white finish (so fresh so clean), they’ve now reached staple status in my wardrobe. 

Indeed, a couple of months worn in and I haven't looked back: I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna, (ha) I wanna really, really, really wanna zig-a-zig-ah.

1 comment:

  1. This looks cool! I hope Adidas in the Philippines would sell this one soon.