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Harry Styles is no stranger to turning heads in his custom Gucci looks on tour, but it’s his fancy shoe game that’s getting new attention these days.
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The singer paired his ensembles customized by Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele with classic adidas Gazelle sneakers, reworked in a new collaboration with the Italian fashion house.
The adidas x Gucci Gazelle sneakers combine two iconic brands into one versatile shoe that’s just as good for the stage as it is for casual runs around town.
Crafted from a luxe velor material with a generous suede trim, the trainers retain the signature three-stripe design of the adidas OG trainers while adding the Gucci trefoil print to the tongue and GG monogram to the bottom of the shoe. sole. Made in Italy, the Gucci and adidas logos are also prominently displayed on the heel and along the contrast-coloured rubber sole.
Gucci says the retro-style shoes were inspired by Michele’s memories of the 80s and 90s, juxtaposing the Italian brand’s fashionable designs with the contemporary sportswear aesthetic of adidas. The shoe’s finishing details use Gucci’s new alternative leather material called “Demetra” (named after the Greek goddess of the harvest), which is a vegan material created from sustainable, renewable and bio-based sources.
Best of: While Styles’ stage outfits are made especially for him, the adidas x Gucci sneakers he wears are available to buy online. Available in red velvet, yellow velvet, burgundy velvet and green suede, the Gazelle sneakers retail for $850. The shoes are available in men’s sizes 6 to 16.
Styles was pictured wearing the adidas x Gucci ‘red velvet’ trainers during a stop in Berlin last month, and he was recently on stage in the ‘yellow velvet’ pair in Madrid. A photo of him lacing up the ‘burgundy velvet’ pair in Stockholm, meanwhile, racked up more than four million likes when the singer posted it on Instagramwith thousands of comments referring to the stylish shoe (example of comment: “THIS CUT WAS A YES!”)
The performer and fashion icon is a longtime Gucci ambassador, due to a friendship with Michele that dates back to the Styles One Direction days. More recently, Styles partnered with Michele for the Gucci “HA HA HA” collection (the name is taken from a combination of the initials “Harry” and “Alessandro”). Covering ’70s-inspired outerwear, pants, bohemian shirts and racy accessories, the collection is set to hit stores and Gucci.com this October.
As far as music goes, Styles’ “Love On Tour” is heading to North America this week, going through a “residence” style date string in Toronto, New York, Austin, Chicago and Los Angeles before heading to Australia in 2023.