Adidas X Bristol Studios Collection SS-19

The latest adidas Originals by Bristol Studios collection takes inspiration from creative director, Luke Tadashi’s summers in Venice Beachm“As kids, my two best friends - MAASAI and London - and I would ride our bikes through Venice to hoop with the adults on Venice Beach. We’d do this practically every day in the summer - it was our ritual. This collection recaptures that time in our youth.” Luke Tadashi, Creative Director


Luke speaks of the collection inspiration ‘The capsule consists of a track jacket, snap pants, hoodie, t-shirt, and 3⁄4 length shorts. On the footwear side there is a new BYW LVL II sneaker and slides.  The color story takes inspiration from the colors we would see on our bike rides through Venice - colorful, but muted tones.  We shot everything on-location, retracing the bike route we took as kids to the courts on the beach. The collection is modeled by the 3 of us - Luke Tadashi, MAASAI Ephriam, and London Perrantes - and 3 kids (intended to be younger versions of ourselves). The young kids who modeled the collection are all family, related to either Luke, MAASAI or London.’

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