2 Iconic Adidas originals just got a vegan makeover – Totally Vegan Buzz
Adidas originals just got a vegan makeover
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Adidas Originals- Samba and the Continental 80 have been revamped using vegan materials as part of the “Our Icons go Vegan” line.

Today, Adidas released animal-free versions of its classic sneakers- Samba and Continental 80 in the U.S. under its ‘Our Icons Go Vegan’ range.

Both the sneakers are constructed from a PU-coated recycled polyester upper. The Continental 80 also features an algae-based EVA foam in its midsole.  The material supposedly helps to clean at least 30 liters of polluted lake water while being produced.

Adidas Originals – Vegan Continental 80

According to the brand description, the Continental 80 “that once found its rhythm in the packed fitness studios of the ’80s makes some new moves today.

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“So swap out the bold colors of the ’80s and exchange them for a brighter future.”

The shoes are available in 3 colour hues: Cloud White, Collegiate Navy and Scarlet.

Adidas Originals – Vegan Samba

For the second pair, the brand writes: “The Adidas Samba shoes are no stranger to covering expansive ground.

“With the same look and feel as the original style, this version advocates for a better future with an entirely vegan design. The signature T-toe keeps them rooted in the soccer fields of the past.”

Adidas originals just got a vegan makeover
Image: Adidas

The shoes are available in 3 colour hues:  Cloud White, Core Black and Gum.

According to the brand, the sneakers are 100% vegan since all materials including glues and colors, are free from animal ingredients.

Both the shoes are available to buy on the brand’s website for $80 a pair or 3 interest-free payments of $26.67.

 Vegan Adidas

Adidas is one of the few sportswear companies that has released a number of  vegan shoe models in recent times. Moreover, its long-term collaboration with vegan fashion designer Stella McCartney, has paved the way for a whole range of cruelty free, high-performing, and sustainable performance wear.

Its most popular vegan shoes listed by Vegans With Appetite in 2020 include: Alphaedge 4D, Ultraboost, Stella McCartney Stan Smith, Pureboost, Adillette Slides, Parley for women and Ultraboost, Parley, Denim Daily Sneaker 2.0, Questar Flow, Adilette Slides and Terrex Tracerocker for men.

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