adidas has been on one of the greatest runs of their brand’s history over the past couple of years, with adidas Running surprising taking over the casual footwear game and adidas Basketball cranking out some quality footwear for basketball enthusiasts to hit the hardwood in.
adidas x BAPE have teamed up several times over the past two years selling out their products across the globe. Now, adidas Snowboarding is teaming up with the Japanese streetwear brand for an exclusive capsule collection perfect for Winter. Without further ado, BallerStatus introduces the 2018 BAPE x adidas Snowboarding Collection.
The BAPE x adidas Snowboarding Collection features both footwear and apparel. The footwear in the collection include the laces adidas 3ST.002 silhouette and a terrain-ready snowboot, while the apparel in the capsule includes thermal-capturing tech hoodie, snow jackets and a Slopetrotter pant.
Specifics of the FW18 BAPE x adidas Snowboarding Collection
The collaborative effort by the apparel powerhouses ditched the current theme of form-fitting garments for looser options allowing its wearers the perfect amount of mobility while in action on the slopes. BAPE’s notable ABC camouflage pattern appears throughout the collection in the form of a ‘LINE 1ST CAMO’ motif. adidas patented iridescent, 3M reflective XENO technology material provides the collection with a multicolor glow.
Dual adidas x BAPE branding can be found on the front breast patches in the form of adidas’ notorious trefoil logo alongside BAPE’s classic APE logo. Three stripes branding also hits the sleeves of the hoodie, the lateral sides of the snow jacket and the later side of the Slopetrotter pant. Lastly, ‘A Bathing Ape’ branding hits the bottom rear of the hoodie and parka options.
The craftsmanship of the ’18 BAPE x adidas Snowboarding Collection is to be admired. The tailoring of the outerwear is perfected for those enjoy staying active in severe winter climates. Not only will the BAPE x adidas Snowboarding Collection provide its wearers with the necessary warmth– but it also contains a uniquely dope aesthetic that will be turning heads.
Prices for this exclusive capsule range from $130 to $600. The BAPE x adidas Snowboarding Collection is currently available via online retailers like Overkill, SNS and adidas Snowboarding. With that said, drop your thoughts on this winter-ready collection in the comment section below.
Photos by adidas Snowboarding/BAPE