Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Denham The Jeanmaker X JD Sports Adidas Orignals NMDAdidas Denham The Jeanmaker Jeans Sneakers What Did I Wear Today Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Most people who know me, know I am a die hard retro runner fan, give me suede mesh any day of the week. I...
Most people who know me, know I am a die hard retro runner fan, give me suede mesh any day of the week. It does seem to be a dying breed though so I was wondering what I would be buying in 2017. I am the first to admit I am stuck in my ways and find it hard to adapt to new silhouettes and the futurist design of sneakers. I have dismissed the hype surrounding a lot of these styles as I find hype can turn me off. Secretly as well I was never really sure if I could pull off the style of these minimalist sneakers.
Anyway with my inspiration waning so far in 2017 I figured no time like the present to give the Adidas Originals NMD a spin with the JD Sports exclusive NMD R1 and NMD XR1. Well first up I have to just eat a big piece of humble pie as these are one of the cleanest, lightest most comfortable shoes I have slipped on in a long time. The NMD R1 shape is first class and on feet I think they look sleek and sharp. The mesh on the toe box and heel on this model has a nice retro vibe and the hits of royal blue always go well with black, a classic colour combo on any sneaker. To be honest there is simply nothing bad I have to say about them. They most certainly will not be my last pair of NMDs. Definitely worth checking out the JD Sports Mens Trainers they have some really nice gear across the board.
I paired these with some really nice pieces from Denham The Jeanmaker. Another new label for me in 2017, and a very impressive one at that. These Razor VIS raw selvedge jeans are stunning raw denim manufactured in Italy with a really nice taper perfect for that pin roll I love. The Signature Crew Indigo tee is really top notch as well, lightweight and a great fit, plus that colour from the indigo dying is on point. Again another label that will be featuring on heavy rotation going forward.
So after my slow start to 2017, it looks like I have found two new labels to indulge in. Obviously I am a little late to the NMD party and having some serious regrets over that, but as we all know when you buy sneakers you simply can't have them all. As for Denham I am pumped to see what they will be producing this year, if the quality from these pieces is anything to go by it will be impressive.