After their buzzy pop-up with $1 sneakers got shut down by the NYPD, Adidas and Arizona Iced Tea said they’d be back with more styles soon. Now, their second capsule collection has arrived — but don’t expect $1 shoes this time around.
The new Adidas x Arizona Iced Tea range features 10 shoes in total, six iterations of the Continental Vulc sneaker (two exclusively for women) and four colorways of the Adilette slide.
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The sneakers are made of nubuck and canvas with a rubber outsole and graphics throughout representing different flavors of Arizona’s teas. Collaborative branding can be found on the tongue and heel tabs of the shoes, and they come in special-edition packaging.
Like the sneakers, the slides take inspiration from four iced tea flavors: Green Tea with Ginseng and Honey; Lemon; Mucho Mango; and Watermelon. Graphic details inspired by the product can be found throughout the sandals, with a collaborative label on the sockliner.
The sneakers retail for $90, while the slides cost $35. Both shoes are slated for international release Sept. 1.
The initial Adidas x Arizona Iced Tea collaboration — which included two takes on the Continental 80 and two variations of the Yung-1 — drummed up plenty of buzz, especially since the kicks were priced at only $1. Fans who lined up outside the streets of the brands’ New York pop-up were ultimately disappointed, however. The massive crowds created a situation the NYPD deemed unsafe, leading the police department to shut operations down before doors even opened.
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