See Rick Owens’s Latest Sneaker Collaboration with Adidas

See Rick Owens’s Latest Sneaker Collaboration with Adidas

Sheep leather and a geometric silhouette make for killer footwear.

Sheep leather and a geometric silhouette make for killer footwear.

Text: Thomas Freeman

Rick Owens had debuted his latest sneaker collaboration with adidas, and it is a geometric wonder.

On the RO Level Runner Low, sneakerheads will immediately spot the oversized midsole blocks and puffy pad collar, which gives it a distorted and warped effect. There is a similarly off-kilter quality to the rest of the shoe, best evidenced by its extended heel. Its quirks and abnormalities are wrapped up in luxe sheep leather, whose off-white colorway allows the black laces and heels to really pop.

Still, there are no flashy logos or markings, in line with Rick Owens’ past designs for the activewear giant.

Don't be confused with online retailers, like Wrong Weather, who lists the shoe as "The Walrus"—that's just a sneakerhead nickname, though it's unclear why. 

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