UPDATE (December 28, 2019): After releasing the translucent Autre Superstar on Boxing Day, it appears that bots made their way to THAMES’ webstore and purchased about 50 of the limited edition pairs. In an effort to rectify the situation, Blondey McCoy took to Instagram to announce that he and his team have manually vetted all of the orders and will void the ones made by bots. They have also upgraded their site to prevent automated purchases in the future and will re-release the unfulfilled pairs on January 8th at THAMES’ online shop.
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An update in response to the criticisms over the lack of bot protection on the Autre Superstar release: we have manually gone through the orders and identified roughly 50 of them to have been made with the aid of bots, those orders will not be fulfilled and the stock will be made available again on JANUARY 8TH (by which time we will have upgraded our systems to ensure the same thing doesn’t happen again).
ORIGINAL STORY (December 25, 2019):
Limited to 200 pairs, the alternate take is centered around a transparent black-tinged polyurethane upper accented by matching three-stripes panels and black leather on the tongue, ankle collar and lace panels. Branding elements come in the form of an adidas Originals label on the tongue, Trefoil logo at the rear and “BLONDEY” done in gold along the Three Stripes at the midfoot. Elevating the shoe is a dark brown rubber cupsole paired with a matching toe cap.
The alternate colorway of the Blondey Mccoy x adidas Originals Superstar will be available 11 a.m. GMT exclusively on the THAMES webstore.
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