Earlier this year, Paris based designer Rick Owens decided to take up running, only to realize he didn’t have cool enough footwear to complement his cardio ambitions. “What shoes am I going to wear running?’ I can’t wear my big chunky basketball shoes — I’d look like a dinosaur running through the Tuileries.” Quelle horreur! His design instincts told him to take matters into his own hands. A quick call to Adidas was made and voila: Rick Owens for Adidas.
Announced yesterday on WWD, the new sneaker line will include six styles for men and four for women. There will be leather, suede and other Rick Owens signatures including a colour palette of black, grey and maybe a teeny splash of colour.
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