Louisiana-based retailers Sneaker Politics have teamed up with adidas to relaunch the 1984 adidas Forum Low with their own, custom-designed edition of the shoe.

The shoes are a numbered edition of just 500 pairs, which would ordinarily mean arduous launch day wait times and insane battles with bots to secure a pair. However, Sneaker Politics is actually giving away all pairs of the shoes for free by partnering with locally owned businesses surrounding Sneaker Politics locations in New Orleans, Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Austin, and Dallas. While precise details are scarce thus far, it seems likely that there will be a charity component to the shoe’s release.

The collaborative shoe is dressed in almost all white, with tasteful suede accents in grey and rich blue seen on the heel and Three Stripes logo. Sneaker Politics’ “Politics” logo is embroidered near the lateral ankle, but the shoe is otherwise sophisticated in its simplicity.

While we wait for more details on the upcoming giveaway of the Sneaker Politics x adidas Forum Low, check out promo photos and a short teaser video for the shoe down below.

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In 1984, Adidas debuted the now legendary Forum basketball sneakers. With a once unheard of $100 price tag, the Forum was a coveted status symbol for top pro athletes, entertainers, and local heroes all over the world. We are honored to be a part of the relaunch of this iconic shoe. Not only have we been chosen as a vendor for this release but we were also able to design our own version of the Forum AND WE’RE GIVING AWAY 500 PAIRS FOR FREE. We will be teaming up with locally owned businesses in the communities we are located in to bring you guys this special release. Be on the lookout for more details regarding how to secure your free pair! Texas you will be up first😁 #SneakerPolitics #AdidasForum #FriendsAndFamily #PoliticsForum #500 #Forum #ThankYou

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