Adidas launched another collection with Parley for the Oceans, continuing its longstanding partnership with the environmental nonprofit. For their latest offering, the collaborative duo picked up the Nizza silhouette launched in 1975.
Launched as part of the Fall/Winter 2022 collection, the latest installment offers five new interpretations of the classic Nizza silhouette: the Nizza Platform Mid shoes, the Nizza RF shoes, the Nizza Parley shoes, the Nizza Hi RF shoes and the Nizza Platform. A few of these silhouettes have been launched on the official Adidas e-commerce site, and another will be released on September 1, 2022.
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A handful of Nizza Series silhouettes have been kitted out in the retro beach aesthetic, which showcases the vintage 1970s aesthetic along with sun-bleached throwback effects on the RF uppers.
Silhouettes are dressed in classic white, white and black, or adorned with faded hues of purple, red and blue on distressed soles.
Offers are available in all family sizes, including youth, women’s and men’s sizes. Men’s sizes are offered in Nizza Parley low and high shoes, Nizza RF shoes and Nizza Hi RF shoes.
Nizza Parley low top shoes are made from technical yarn, which contains 50% Parley Ocean plastic, made from recycled plastic waste. The remaining 50% of the sneaker is made from recycled polyester yarn. The Nizza Parley low silhouette can be had for $140. The official website describes them as follows:
“The laid-back vibe and effortless style of the ’70s original are still intact. Only now are these adidas shoes made in part with recycled content and with ocean plastic that you can digitally trace back. to its origins. So go ahead, yaw in. Together we can make a difference.
Nizza Parley’s high-top shoes also adopt a similar construction to the low-top silhouette. The Nizza Parley high tops, which can be had for $140, are described on the website as follows:
“Actions speak louder than words, which is why we’ve teamed up with Parley for the Oceans to create an intentionally designed, forward-thinking version of the iconic Nizza sneaker.”
Nizza RF shoes are made from recycled plastic waste and 50% recycled polyester. The shoes opt for a sun-bleached effect in a Crew Navy/Wonder White/Wonder White colorway and retails for $90. The product description on the official website reads as follows:
Innovations to help end plastic waste? Yes, they have that too. These adidas Nizza trainers take a step into the future by using recycled plastic waste. They’re made for tomorrow, yet steeped in the past – with sun-bleached colors and classic details that evoke ’70s nostalgia.”
The Nizza Hi RF shoes arrive in a similar sun-bleached effect in the Crew Red/Wonder White/Wonder White colorway. The shoes are made from 50% Parley Ocean Plastic – recycled plastic waste. This waste is intercepted on beaches, remote islands, coastal communities and shorelines, with the aim of preventing pollution of the oceans.
The official e-commerce site lists them at $100 and describes the product as follows:
“The adidas Nizza sneaker has come a long way since its time on the hardwood. It’s made waves in skateparks, made a name for itself in fashion, and now it’s part of our efforts to help end to plastic waste. For this rising pair, we collaborated with Parley for the Oceans, using innovative materials that help us move forward into the future.”
The Nizza sneakers in the women’s offerings include the Nizza Platform Mid shoes and the Nizza Platform shoes. The former can be used in two colorways, including Almost Pink/Pulse Lilac/Wonder White and Almost Blue/Pantone/Wonder White.
The shoes, which can be had for the retail price of $95, incorporate a sun-bleached color effect on both colorways.
The Nizza Platform shoes retail for $85 and come in two colorways – Cream White/Almost Lime/Wonder White and Almost Yellow/Orange Tint/Wonder White.
The Nizza sneaker in youth sizes can be used in the Nizza, Nizza Platform and Nizza Hi RF silhouettes.
Nizza shoes come in high and low cut. The high-top sneakers come laced in the Cloud White/Cloud White/Core Black colorway, which can be had for $70. The low-top silhouette arrives in the Crew Red/Wonder White/Wonder White colorway and can be had for $65.
The Nizza Platform shoes arrive in a low-top silhouette in Almost Pink/Pulse Lilac/Wonder White and Almost Blue/Pantone/Wonder White colorways, similar to the women’s offering. Nizza Platform shoes in youth sizes can be had for $70.
Lastly, the Nizza Hi RF shoes arrive in an Off White/Cloud White/Chalk White colorway and feature Sun Bleached color detailing. Nizza Hi RF shoes in youth sizes can be had for $75.
Along with the Nizza shoes, the collection also features newly rebuilt Forum Mid Parley shoes, which come in Off White/Wonder White/Off White colorways and can be had for $130.
The Nizza Parley shoes in a high silhouette are set to release on September 1, 2022, for $140. Dressed in Cloud White/Cloud White/Off White colors, they will be exclusively available in men’s sizes.
The rest of the Adidas x Parley FW22 Nizza footwear collection will be available on the brand’s official e-commerce site and at select retailers from June 22, 2022.