Here’s the thing about sequels: They almost never work. Godfather 2 might’ve eclipsed the original in many minds, but what about the second Jaws movie or the Star Wars prequels or The Marshall Mathers LP 2? The original is fresh, vibrant, and different. The sequel? Well, it’s hard to reinvent the wheel without completely reinventing it. That’s why the adidas Flux is so refreshing and hip. A direct descendant of the 1989 ZX8000, a part of the pioneering ZX family, the Flux is unique and simple, a new leader in 2014 where sneakerheads and pop culture enthusiasts want to flaunt their own original style.
The sneaker tech that was first brought to the forefront by the ZX8000 — SoftCell technology in the heel and a split sole with Torsion system, along with the transcendent heel cage — has the Flux performing at a high level while still keeping with tradition AND providing a look at the future. Wear it with jeans. Wear it with shorts. Wear it at the mall or to work or to dinner. The weather doesn’t matter, either, which is important considering it’s about to get cold and your style is about to change. It offers the same creativity for customizers, perhaps even more, than the adidas Stan Smith.
With a new adidas Flux colorway, sporting a diamond fractal design, dropping tomorrow at Champs Sports, today we’re showcasing 20 Stylish adidas Flux Instagram Images, giving you a look at how this “sequel” might eventually outpace the original. After seeing the success of the simple and sleek Nike Roshe Run, could we be looking at the newest sneaker icon? My gut says yes.
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