adidas and Derrick Rose have created a tribute to Chinese cultural icon Lei Feng with the “Lei Feng” adidas adiZero Rose 2.5. Lei Feng was a soldier of the People’s Liberation Army in the People’s Republic of China and his legend has come to personify selflessness, altruism, modesty, and dedication. The “Lei Feng” adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 is inspired by the soldier’s uniform the Feng wore when he served with the Army and features an Olive, Black, and Red upper with Chinese detailing in the SprintWeb and Three Stripes, a White midsole, and a Black outsole. The lining of the sneaker is done in faux Black fur which ties back to the hat Lei Feng wore in the Army.
The “Lei Feng” adidas adiZero Rose 2.5 is available now at select adidas accounts in the Far East. No official word on whether or not they will hit the US but, I have been told that we may see them stateside in March.
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