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Alexander Wang x AW Run “Core Black” by adidas (2017).

Published October 21, 2020

In 2017, New York-based designer Alexander Wang teamed up with the iconic German sportswear label adidas, blurring the lines between luxury fashion and streetwear. In a postmodern gesture of shareholder-sanctioned subversion, adidas invited Wang to riff on the ubiquity of the brand’s iconography by inverting and deconstructing its trefoil logo and emblematic three-stripes “in an irreverent nod to bootleg culture.”