Saucony Originals G9 "Scoops Pack"

Apr 28th 2015

Inspired by warmer temperatures and cool ice cream, Saucony Originals present this flavorful pack centered around classic ice cream options.

Originally debuted in 2012 by Boston based boutique Bodega, the G9 Shadow 6 is a hybrid of Saucony’s most celebrated heritage silhouettes, pairing the sole of Grid 9000 with upper from the Shadow 6000. Kicking the collection off is the 'Mint Choc Chip edition utilising a premium suede and a colourway reminiscent of a flavour we know and love. This coveted release has been fully considered and from the wafer printed tissue paper to the limited edition box, this is an offering not to be missed.

Limited numbers are available from May 1st in sizes UK7-11 priced at £90.


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ASICS Gel Lyte III 'Miami Vice'

Apr 22nd 2015

There's no doubt about it, this year is shaping up to be a mammoth year for the Gel Lyte III. The iconic runner is celebrating it's 25th anniversary this year and from high profile collaborations to in-house specials, ASICS are giving the shoe a birthday to remember.

Following on from the EVO Laser Pack we dropped last week, the Miami Vice editions are the next to arrive here at Triads. Although many brands have embodied the Vice theme with similiar colourways, ASICS have executed these perfectly with a croc effect and palm trees doing most of the work. They've also done a fantastic job with the colour palette too as both options scream Miami Beach and are more than suitable for the warmer months we're about to enjoy. White & Black colourways are now available in-store and will follow online in the coming days.

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adidas Originals Samoa - Online 18th April

Apr 16th 2015

Following on from our preview earlier this week, the adidas Originals Samoa is now in the building for a closer look. The first stop in the Island Series is definitely impressive as adidas have recreated this cult classic with a staggering attention to detail. An almost 1:1 re-issue, this season's Samoa comes in the classic Collegiate Gold colourway finished with premium leather details.

As you may anticipate, demand is high for this one when they launch at 00:01GMT Saturday April 18th and in-store the following morning. Sizes UK6-12 will be available priced at £75 including UK7.5, 8.5 & 9.5.

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Saucony Originals GRID Games Collection

Apr 16th 2015

In the early 90’s, running shoes were going through a design revolution. Stability and energy return were the talk of the town and molded pieces were being added to the simple EVA midsoles of the 80’s. At the same time, the video game industry was in the midst of its own revolution, with 16 bit systems introducing never before seen graphical capabilities and taking over from their 8 bit predecessors.

The Saucony Originals Grid Games Collection pays homage to the legendary footwear and video game breakthroughs of the era with tech inspired designs. Originally introduced in 1991, the GRID SD became an excellent performance trainer for all types of runners by combining contemporary styling and innovative technology.

The GRID SD featured Saucony’s landmark midsole cushioning system called G.R.I.D. (Ground Reaction Inertia Device). Almost three years in the making, this running silhouette and technology marked the first time that a system simultaneously absorbed shock and provide stability for runners during their training. No games or gimmicks, just sound, logical evolutions through technology to building better and better athletic footwear. Though originally designed for the dedicated runner, the GRID SD is quickly becoming a favorite in the sneaker-obsessed community.

This Spring, the GRID SD returns with a few adjustments to this classic silhouette. The four colorways each feature buttery suede, leather and synthetic mesh, which allows for breathability. The upper also incorporates a molded forefoot, quarter straps and reflective material at the heel in its bold design. Finished with a Shadow 5000 sole with an outer triangular lug system.

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adidas Originals Island Series - Coming Soon

Apr 08th 2015

Spring Summer 2015 marks the return of an early ‘80s adidas legacy – the Island Series. This hotly anticipated reissue sees the Hawaii, Samao and Tahiti models return for the first time since their inception.

adidas made an indelible mark in sneaker history in the late ‘70s and early 80s, when the adidas Island Series was first introduced to the market. Immediately embraced by the booming ‘casuals’ terrace culture in the UK and eventually around the globe, the collection saw over twenty highly sought after models releases, all inspired by and named after islands of the world.

Direct from the adidas archive, the Island legacy lives on through OG one-to-one reissues with the finest attention to detail. Spring/Summer 2015 sees the Tahiti, Samoa and Hawaii return to the market. Kicking things off is the Samoa which releases on the 18th April, closely followed by the Hawaii on May 2nd and finally the Tahiti on May 16th. For now we're delighted to present you with the Peter O’Toole artwork but stay tuned as we present a closer look at each design as and when they land. Sizes UK6-12 available including UK7.5,8.5 & 9.5 priced at £75.

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