adidas Yung 1 Cloud White Adidas
The Adidas Yung 1. Adidas
  • Adidas is releasing a new sneaker this spring, the Yung 1.
  • Its chunky design, thick sole, and mix of suede and nylon materials have caused it to be labeled a “dad shoe.”
  • This kind of design is particularly popular right now.

Adidas dug through its archives for its new shoes.

Called the Yung 1, the shoe takes some obvious cues from the sneaker archetype that is dominating footwear: the “dad shoe.” Adidas is likely intentionally creating that little bit of irony with the shoe’s name.

In fact, the Yung takes inspiration from the old. The shoe’s upper is based on the Falcon…