The stock might dry up quickly, so make sure you grab a pair of the Adidas Athen trainers in black suede while you can.
Of course, you know all about the Athen. It has been on the shelves in the fairly recent past. Just not in this incarnation.
The key reissue was back in 2016 when the shoe landed in blue suede with white stripes. The original colourway. It returned later in my favourite finish, the one in white leather. And finally, it appeared in an eye-catching forest green suede. So not exactly shy when it comes to a reissue. Although the last one was in the middle of 2017, so you’ve had to wait a while for a follow-up.
Or to add to your collection, as the latest Athen, which is a Size? exclusive, lands in a new black suede finish. Black with yellow detailing to be more precise, which is a well-worn Adidas colour combination. Just not something you might have seen on the Athen.
Nothing has changed about the shape of this City Series shoe though. Originally dating back to 1968, the Athen is typical of a City Series style with a gum sole, no-nonsense suede upper, serrated stripes and a contrast heel patch. Less is more, which is always the best way to go.
That’s about it really. A great-looking Adidas classic that looks impressive in this new suede colour combination. All the sizes are available as I speak, but don’t expect that to be the case for long.
The price is £85.
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