Style Grace Wales Bonner has come up with special Sambas

Grace Wales Bonner has come up with special Sambas

Anna Frattini

We still love Sambas, especially when Grace Wales Bonner gets her hands on them. She has been collaborating with adidas Originals for over three years, and the Wales Bonner x adidas Autumn/Winter 2023 collection offers four color options: Core Black, Fox Brown, Cream White, and the irresistible Dark Brown. Specifically, this partnership draws inspiration from both the 1970s and the 1980s and 1990s. The campaign images, this time shot in a studio, highlight the simplicity of the silhouettes, which continue to be among the most beloved in menswear, thanks in part to collaborations with brands like Fucking Awesome, Pharrell Williams, and many others.

Crafted from lightweight nylon with the unexpected addition of light tones and contrasting stitching, the shoe has a personality of its own. It is further enriched by faux pony hair, adding an interesting texture to the look. The streetwear influence remains prominent, with the participation of skater Na-Kel Smith.

The adidas Originals by Wales Bonner Autumn/Winter 2023 collection is available from November 8th on and at selected retailers.

Written by Anna Frattini
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