Today’s footwear world has seen its fair share of collaborations, but few resonate as authentically as the recent union between music icon Bad Bunny and sports fashion giant adidas. The buzz is palpable, and it revolves around their latest offering: the adidas Response CL.
A fresh take on an old classic
The adidas Response CL is no newcomer to the sneaker scene. However, this iconic silhouette has been reimagined and now shines with a distinctive glow influenced by none other than Bad Bunny. Drawing from Benito’s ever-evolving vision, the design is rooted in unexpected novelty.
Benito Martinez, known professionally as Bad Bunny, is known for his unique perspective. When he’s comfortable, he moves with the precision of the Paso Fino – a walk that embodies elegance and confidence. Such a demeanor propels him into uncharted territory, areas where revelation awaits. And that revelation often leaves his audience in awe.
Inspired by the desolate, made for the unique
Inspired by the vastness of the western desert, this sneaker captures the essence of infinite possibility. To the untrained eye, the desert may appear barren. But much like Benito’s art, the desert holds countless possibilities just beneath its surface.
The sneaker features a colorway reminiscent of desert landscapes, blending various shades of brown and adding an unexpected touch of deep purple. Rugged mountain textures flow effortlessly across the shoe. The classic Response CL rubber outsole, the iconic adidas Three Stripes and a subtle hint of Bad Bunny’s signature eye are also included.
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Beyond the unknown with Bad Bunny
“Embrace the Paso Fino,” Benito once said. His sentiment of embracing the elegance within and taking steps toward the mysterious finds a comfortable home in this collaboration. With each step in the Response CL, the wearer is invited to venture into the realm of the unknown, a place where new experiences and revelations await.
Captured eloquently in the main campaign film, the journey from youthful aspirations to realized dreams is symbolized by the protagonist, Bernie. His transition from trailer boy to full-fledged cowboy unfolds as his older brother, Benito, narrates the transformative story.
The hero of the tale? The Response CL sneaker, which replaces the traditional cowboy boot and represents a fusion of past and present.
For those eager to own a piece of this story, the wait won’t be long. Priced at a reasonable $160 USD, the Response CL will soon be gracing store shelves, online platforms, the CONFIRMED app, BadBunny.com and even the adidas flagship store, with availability starting October 28th.
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