ADIDAS ORIGINALS ZX SERIES “MEMPHIS PACK”
Available now / Online at BAITme.com / $120 USD Each
In the late eighties, the ZX series ushered in a new era of technology and design for adidas’ running division. The line offered various models that catered to different levels of cushioning, support, and fit, all with the newest technology. These days, the unmistakeable retro aesthetics of the ZX series mainly serve a casual purpose. With the latest trio of releases – dubbed the “Memphis Pack” – adidas pairs that vintage charm with some of the more outrageous visual styles that existed in the eighties. Continue reading for more information.
The set is inspired by the Memphis Group, an Italian design and architecture collective that specialized in Post Modern furniture, fabrics, and objects for much of the eighties. Their colorful and sometimes bizarre artistic style is incorporated into the ZX 5000, ZX 8000, and ZX 9000. A common use of striking prints and color palates unites the three models in paying tribute.