Just when we thought the hook-up between adidas and Star Wars had gone colder than a Wampa's heart, out popped this selection of fresh images...Han Solo's 'Millennium Falcon' jacket looks to be the standout, with the matching pair of adidas Forums a close second! The photos of Darth Vader directing pedestrian traffic are another highlight... who knew there was a sense of humour hidden away in Star Wars suburbia? Full details in the press release below...
FROM THE PRESS RELEASE+++
For the colder months ahead, Fall /Winter 2011 looks to the ice Planet Hoth for inspiration. Home to furry snow-creatures like tauntaunsand wampas, this is where the Rebel Alliance clashes with the Imperial Army in the epic battle of Hoth.
adidas have worked in a winter-sports vibe that introduces the iconic characters, creatures, vehicles and styles of Hoth to the adidas DNA.
SW S LEATHER A15
The hooded adidas Star Wars Leather Down jacket will keep you warm and snug. Feature’s an imposing goat leather exterior with Darth Vader embossing on the jacket’s right sleeve, a large Trefoil on the back, and a zip and press-stud front.
SW S FLIGHT JACKET MILITANT
The adidas Flight Jacket re-styles a classic nylon flight jacket design with four front pockets, one sleeve pocket and a concealed pocket inside. Also features a Millennium Falcon graphic on the back.
STAN SMITH 80S MID VADER
Features gold foil details and original sketches of Darth Vader on both sides of the upper for an imperial march all of your own.
CAMPUS 80S WAMPA
Inspired the snow beast from the planet Hoth that almost made Luke Skywalker into a meal. The adidas Campus 80s Wampa dresses up these retro shoes with wampa fur uppers made from horsehair, contrast red stitching, a wampa tongue badge, and a laser cut wampa logo.
FORUM MID MILITARY
The adidas Forum Military feature a portrait of Han on the tongue badge and the words “Galactic Scoundrel” printed below a Millennium Falcon graphic.
SW S M65 FIELD JACKET
This M65 jacket features a winter camouflage print allover, with military inspired epaulets , the Rogue Squadron insignia, and a high collar.
Built from material inspired by Luke’s Planet Hoth out fit, these shoes feature a portrait of the young Jedi done in a green similar to his green tinted goggles.