When Pharrell Williams and adidas unveiled their radical update on the NMD – one of the year’s most talked-about sneakers –in the form of the “Human Race” collection, it felt like a true event. And the big reveal lived up to the hype; the initial yellow iteration of the sneaker was among the most unique drops of the year. And the subsequent drops of the shoe in green and red colorways (not to mention an extra-special maroon “Friends and Family” edition in Japanese characters) have all been met with the same level of fervor. So naturally, the hype is real now that Pharrell is teasing a new blue colorway.
Pharrell shared the news via an Instagram post, where the singer remained beyond casual and coy about the whole thing. The picture sees him donning the new colorway while chilling with some well-structured topiary, giving little, if any, indication to the new NMDs sitting pretty on his toesies. The colorway itself is far more soft than the previous palette of the “Human Race” sneakers, with the overall effect broaching on a clean powder blue. This color is only broken by the black detailing above the sole.
Stay tuned for further release information on this upcoming NMD “Human Race” iteration, and pray to the sneaker-gods above that you can catch a pair in time.
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