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NYC commuters can't deny that Adidas's Stan Smith sits upon the must-have sneaker throne. The popular style is spotted all over the streets and subways because it looks good with just about anything — jeans, dresses, rompers, you name it. You're probably most familiar with the white styles, whether they're fresh-out-the-box pearly or in need of a cleaning, but the monochromatic shades from Raf Simons' collection are often seen, too.
However, the Stan Smith is about to get dethroned. Adidas announced that it's relaunching the Gazelle sneaker, a style from 1991 that focuses on suede and color. Though the Gazelle is currently on the market in Urban Outfitters' European stores, the style hasn't been in production since the late 1990s.
"We really feel it fits what's going on right now, this kind of unisex moment that's happening in fashion," Nic Galway, vice president of design for Adidas Original, told WWD about its resurrections.
The new Gazelle will release worldwide on June 1st in Adidas stores and at Urban Outfitters' US stores, as well as online. Prices begin at $80 and expect to witness 56 colors release within the duration of 2016.
You've had a good run these past two years, Stan Smith, but we can't wait to pair our Gazelle's with cut-off shorts and sundresses this summer.