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The Gazelle: The Classic Three-Stripe Icon


christian confidential | adidas originalsIn early fall 2015, I had the opportunity to sit-in on a media presentation at Adidas Canada’s head office and preview what was coming down the pipeline for 2016. As you can probably imagine one of my favourite categories to check out from the brands portfolio was the Originals (good street wear will always be my weakness) and way before the presentation was over I knew Adidas wasn’t playing around with their upcoming releases. One of the key drops that I was excited about for SS16 were these sleek kicks featured here! If you’ve been a fan of the brand, you’re definitely familiar with The Gazelle– a silhouette that came out in the 60’s and has become a three-stripe icon all around the world!

Everyone has their own reason for liking this shoe but for me, it’s because of its versatility. I’m a sucker for a sneaker that’s comfortable, stylish and can be paired with a variety of outfits. The last time I was in Europe, I saw these sneakers paired with suits, ripped denim, joggers, sweatpants & more.  I got myself a pair of the clear onix, white and gold colorway and trust me when I say, they’re currently in heavy rotation!

As much as I love sharing my excitement about dope pieces through words, you all know, I’d much rather show you guys through visuals. My team & I shot this cool fashion clip featuring some of my favourite looks at the moment all worn with The Gazelle’s – take a look at it below and let me know what you think! It’s definitely been a while since we’ve done a fashion video and I’m pretty content with how it turned out! I’ll be sharing details about some of the featured outfits in another post later, so stay tuned for that! christian confidential | adidas originalsIn the meantime, if you’re looking to grab yourself a pair of these kicks head on over to where they not only offer this colorway but a navy blue, white and gold one too!

Until next time,

Christian christian confidential | adidas originals

What I’m Wearing 

Black Shorts Jumpsuit –ZARA | The Gazelle –ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Silver Watch (old) CARAVELLE NEW YORK | Hi-Cut Socks – ADIDAS

Directed by: Tin Mantra Productions for Christian

Street Style

The Floral Bomber

The Floral Bomber | Christian ConfidentialAs a fashion blogger, I’m always on the lookout for new pieces and  style inspiration. The other night I was up late browsing the web and came across this floral bomber. Trust me when I say that I very rarely get overly excited about an item of clothing but when I do, I know that I need to have it immediately! To me, this bomber by Jeremy Scott for Adidas is everything! The cut, the attention to detail, the feel, it’s just so on point. As soon as I got it, I had to shoot it and share it with you guys! Being that the print is a little more delicate (floral) in comparison to what I generally wear, I decided to go a little more rugged with the rest of my outfit (loose ripped denim and boss-like kicks) but still playing with a light colour palette to compliment the jacket. This is definitely one of my favourite looks of 2015 so I hope that you guys like it! 

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What I’m Wearing

Jeremy Scott Floral Bomber – ADIDAS

Loose Ripped Denim Joggers (old) – ZARA | Tubular Runner Shoes – ADIDAS |