After making its debut in May of this year, adidas’ 4DFWD silhouette has since been given a handful of vibrant makeovers. From its “Core Black/Solar Red” unveiling, a vibrant “Signal Green” arrangement in August and, most recently a pair with striking iridescent stripes, the innovative sneaker is certainly making its mark.
Now, for its final update of 2021, the 4DFWD returns in a “Legacy Indigo/Silver Metallic” combination, complete with solid black 4D cushioning and a breathable Primeknit+ upper.
Designed to absorb impact, support gait and, essentially, make running easier, the sneaker’s innovative 4D midsole steals the show. Boasting a unique bowtie-lattice pattern (which is one of a possible five million structures available for this form), the midsole comes together to redirect the energy of every footstrike into forward motion.
Speaking to HYPEBEAST earlier this year, Sam Handy,