Blondey McCoy and Gary Aspden Take the adidas Spezial to the Great Outdoors

Featuring a co-branded box logo on the right shoe.

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British artist, designer, and skateboarder, Blondey McCoy has just just presented a new footwear collaboration with adidas, unveiling a future-facing take on Gary Aspden’s SPEZIAL silhouette.

Since McCoy launched his very own THAMES MMXX imprint, the brand has stood as a label that embraces nostalgia, while continuing to underpin British traditions that fit within the current world of UK streetwear. This identity has found itself encapsulated in skate designs; such as preppy varsity sweaters, contrasted shirts, and even boating sets.

Additionally, this same ethos is embodied in McCoy’s latest collaboration with the Three Stripe, with the duo creating a co-branded sneaker that combines a futuristic approach to performance wear with Aspden’s overarching sense of nostalgia — deep-rooted in terrace culture and British excellence.

As a whole, the sneaker is designed with an earthy color scheme, leaning into hues of brown and green, while a box logo is applied to the tongue on the right shoe. Meanwhile, the suede paneled detailing takes a step into the great outdoors, utilizing durable materials to withstand the harsh realities of the British winter alongside a grippy tread on the sole.

You can take a closer look at the new Blondey McCoy x Gary Aspden adidas SPEZIAL collaboration above and it’s available to shop via the official THAMES website now.

In other fashion news, take a look at the new adidas Samba x Wales Bonner collaboration.

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