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From handball to b-boy status, the Adidas Gazelle‘s are an iconic piece of sneaker history. Fashion publications, influencers & just about every average joe have added these kicks to their favorite list because they’re appeal works with everything in your wardrobe.
The team at Size in the UK let me snag these two vibrant pair of Gazelle’s and I decided to give them a test run to see what all the fuss was about.
Photo Credit: Lauren McGrath Photography
Navy Blue Gazelle Sneakers – Adidas c/o Size | Waffle Knit Navy Blue Blazer – c/o Bonobos | Navy Knit Tie – Oliver Wicks | Denim Shirt – Suitsupply | Navy Cargo Chinos – H&M
[dropcap size=big]W[/dropcap]hat’s old is new again and always seems to be cooler than its contemporary counterparts — that’s the story of the Gazelle. In the summer of 1998, I got my first pair and I ran them into the ground. Keeping it classic, I went with off white/white colorway. Finding a pair of sneakers that went with every item of clothing in my wardrobe (especially as a broke ass 12-year-old) was a gift from the style-gods.
Today, you’ll see these kicks on anyone trying to become a street style star outside of a New York Fashion Week event or your uncle, who just likes a classic sneaker that he can play a pick-up game of soccer.
Adidas Gazelle For The 9-5
The key to rocking sneakers at the office — a sleek silhouette + a classic style. Office culture is the chief dictator of your style rules, so tread wisely. Casual Friday may the best day to test the limits of adding some plush, yet, office appropriate trainers at your cubicle.
Red Gazelle Sneakers – Adidas c/o Size UK | Red Jacket – Zara | Indigo Blue Jeans – Michael Bastian | Watch – Todd Snyder x Timex
Red sneakers are eye-catching & trendy as hell — but, in this iteration they hit the mark. The suede texture adds depth, white soles break out the monotony of the red and the overall shape is more refined than a typical athletic trainer.
Stylish Pairings For These Red Kicks
- Khaki Suit
- Navy Joggers
- White denim
- Grey Tweed Pants
- All black leather jacket look
Founder & Creative Director of Men's Style Pro, Sabir has a deep passion for menswear and all things manly. Selected as one of the "5 Best Dressed Men In America" by Esquire Magazine in 2010 & as #GQFall 2013 Best Dressed Man. As of 2014, Sabir serves as a freelance brand ambassador & executive stylist for GQ Magazine & GQ Report. Outside of that partnership, Sabir serves as an independent brand consultant as well. Reach me directly at SABIR@MENSSTYLEPRO.COM