adidas has taken its omnipresent BOOST cushioning and melded it with the classic adilette slide to create the new adilette BOOST, a hybrid sandal with a full BOOST footbed. Lauded for its comfort and support, BOOST is used heavily in performance footwear and has often been tapped to modify old-school lifestyle silhouettes from the adidas Originals line as well. However, this marks the open-celled foam’s first use on sandals of any kind.
Arriving in an elegant mixture of black and white, these slides feature a BOOST sole with slightly raised edges. A cleverly concealed nod to the UltraBOOST is provided by the black footbed, which takes on a pattern reminiscent of the Continental rubber outsoles from early UB models and adds a white graphic hit on the heel. A leather strap with raised tonal rubber stripes furthers the branded embellishments, and an UltraBOOST 20 outsole completes the look.
For more shoes-turned sandals, take a look at Nike’s hybrid Air Max 90 slide.